Definition of poison gas in English:

poison gas

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Poisonous gas or vapour, used especially to disable an enemy in warfare.
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    • All that was lacking to make the scene a replica of modern ‘Christian’ warfare was poison gas.
    • From an individual's perspective, poison gas only multiplied the horrors of trench warfare.
    • He had one problem we were happy not to have faced - poison gas.

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