Definition of nerve gas in English:

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nerve gas

Pronunciation: /ˈnərv ˌɡas/

noun

A poisonous vapor that rapidly disables or kills by disrupting the transmission of nerve impulses.
Example sentences
  • Chemical agents such as Sarin and nerve gas are produced in small quantities to test on protective equipment.
  • Instead, these young men were exposed to chemical and biological substances including nerve gas, mustard gas, LSD and others.
  • By itself it can be used as a flame retardant, but if mixed with other chemicals it becomes the main ingredient of sarin nerve gas.

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