HyperDic: poison_gas

English > 1 sense of the expression poison gas:
NOUNsubstancepoison gasa gas that is poisonous to breath or contact
English > poison gas: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA gas that is poisonous to breath or contact; used in chemical warfare.
Narrowermustard gas, mustard agent, blistering agent, dichloroethyl sulfide, sulfur mustardA toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs
nerve gas, nerve agentA toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system
Broaderchemical weaponchemical substances that can be delivered using munitions and dispersal devices to cause death or severe harm to people and animals and plants
gasA fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
Spanishgas tóxico

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