Definition of blister agent in English:

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blister agent


A chemical weapon that burns and blisters the skin or other tissues.
Example sentences
  • He's looking at the possibility there that they have found nerve agents and an unknown blister agent in about a dozen 55-gallon drums.
  • This blister agent is a liquid at room temperature, but it can also be dispersed as an aerosol.
  • Mustard gas is one of the blister agents that burn skin and poison cells.

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Syllabification: blis·ter a·gent

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