God knows I credit nicotine gum with everything from keeping me thin to saving my marriage, but it does have its hazards.
Nothing like American nicotine for severely wounded prisoners, World War II movies had taught us.
Then there is the nicotine: a stimulant that for the addict also has the added effect of calming the nerves.
He was simply inhaling a vapor, one tinged with a touch of nicotine.
A man named Herbert Gilbert patented one back in 1963 that heated a nicotine solution and produced steam.
He spat over the bows and sucked the nicotine from his mustache, thoughtfully.
His fingers were stained with nicotine, and his teeth yellow from it.
In the case of inhalation of cigarette smoke the danger is from carbon monoxide gas and not from nicotine.
He had, perhaps, never heard of the drop of nicotine on the tongue of a dog.
Mind, I dont blame you for taking it: it is better to be poisoned with nicotine than by the stenches of a Neapolitan prison.
poisonous alkaloid found in tobacco leaves, 1819, from French nicotine, earlier nicotiane, from Modern Latin Nicotiana, formal botanical name for the tobacco plant, named for Jean Nicot (c.1530-1600), French ambassador to Portugal, who sent tobacco seeds and powdered leaves back to France 1561. His name is a diminutive of Nicolas.
nicotine nic·o·tine (nĭk'ə-tēn')
A colorless, poisonous alkaloid derived from the tobacco plant and used as an insecticide. It is the substance in tobacco to which smokers can become addicted.
A poisonous chemical substance found in the tobacco plant.