depressant
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /dɪˈpɹɛsənt/
Noun

depressant

  1. (pharmacology) A pharmacological substance which decreases neuronal or physiological activity.
    Alcohol acts first as a stimulant and then as a depressant.
  2. (mining) An agent that inhibits the flotation of a mineral or minerals.
Adjective

depressant

  1. reducing functional or nervous activity.



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