Tax breaks that encourage business development are an example of a stimulant.
A cup of coffee is an example of a stimulant.
When you take cocaine and it gets your neurons firing faster, the cocaine is an example of a stimulant.
- Any drug, medicine, etc., as an amphetamine, caffeine, nicotine, or cocaine, that temporarily increases the activity of some vital process, organ, or system, esp. the nervous system.
- (popularly) An alcoholic drink: alcohol is physiologically a depressant.