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speedball

(spēd′bôl′)
n.
Slang An intravenous dose of cocaine mixed with heroin or an amphetamine.
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speedball

A generic term for certain drugs that are abused alone or combined—e.g., heroin mixed with cocaine; amphetamine; methylphoccidi (ritalin) mixed with heroin.
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speedball

A slang term for a combination of cocaine and heroin taken intravenously.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

speedball

A slang term for a dose of cocaine and heroin taken intravenously.
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Supplies were prepackaged in speedball configuration as well.
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They had been worried about his addiction - particularly to speedballs - for the past year.
Now Look Here's 10-1 win in the Cammidge Trophy last year followed two seconds in the same race, and it is clear he is in a league of his own when it comes to training early-to-hand speedballs.
As seen in Table 5, PWID who used speedball (a mixture of heroin and cocaine) displayed high levels of homophily (H=0.446), while recruits who did not showed low-moderate levels (H=0.225).
In the interview, recruits were asked about the use of various injection drugs other than speedball, including non-injection drugs and alcohol.
Additionally, results for speedball (heroin and cocaine) use show that there is significant clustering in the network based on the use of this drug combination, though not with others substances alone or in combination.