Synonyms of 'gas: Chemical warfare gases'
blister gasCS gasa gas causing tears, salivation, and painful breathing, used in civil disturbances; ortho-chlorobenzal malononitrile. Formula: C6H4ClCH:C(CN)2 lewisitea colourless oily poisonous liquid with an odour resembling that of geraniums, having a powerful vesicant action and used as a war gas; 1-chloro-2-dichloroarsinoethene. Formula: ClCH:CHAsCl2 mustard gasan oily liquid vesicant compound used in chemical warfare. Its vapour causes blindness and burns. Formula: (ClCH2CH2)2S nerve gas(esp in chemical warfare) any of various poisonous gases that have a potentially fatal paralysing effect on the central nervous system nitrogen mustardany of a class of organic compounds resembling mustard gas in their molecular structure. General formula: RN(CH2CH2Cl)2, where R is an organic group: important in the treatment of cancer sarinisopropyl methylphosphono-fluoridate: used in chemical warfare as a lethal nerve gas producing asphyxia. Formula: CH3P(O)(F)OCH(CH3)2 somanan organophosphorus compound developed as a nerve gas in Germany during World War II tabunan organic compound used in chemical warfare as a lethal nerve gas. Formula: C2H5OP(O)(CN)N(CH3)2 tear gasa volatile liquid or gas that causes irritation of the eyes, a heavy flow of tears, and temporary blindness: used as in warfare or by the police VXa US lethal nerve gas ▷ See gas
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