A one-hitter (also oney, bat, tay or oney bat) is typically a straight slender smoking pipe with a small bowl designed for a single inhalation, or "hit," of smoke from burning cannabis, tobacco or another herbal preparation. Traditionally, they have been made from clay or wood and, more recently, from glass. They have a miniature smoking pipe with a screened, narrow reception crater, or "bowl", designed for a low-temperature single inhalation, or "hit" of cannabis, tobacco or other sifted herbal product. It is distinguished from western-style large-bowl pipes designed for strong tobaccos that are burned hot and tasted but not inhaled. By properly distancing a lighter flame, users operate at vaporization temperatures and minimize combustion waste and toxicity.
Brands of cigarette-sized one hitters for inconspicuous public use are marketed with a rectangular (or sometimes cylindrical) wooden case with two compartments, the larger to store a stash of herb and a narrower, cylindrical hole to store the "bat" or pipe.
Modern adaptations from craft-centric companies use fine and rare woods, bone, acrylic, aluminum, steel, titanium, other metals or plastics, adding features such as grinders, poker storage or lighter chambers. Carried in a shirt pocket, they are a tangible "replacement" for the pack of cigarettes when one is eliminating a smoking habit.
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