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Clayton gas

noun Clay·ton gas \ˈklāt-ən-\

Definition of CLAYTON GAS

:  a poisonous gas mixture used on ships for exterminating vermin

Biographical Note for CLAYTON GAS

Clayton, T. A. 19th-century British chemist who invented the apparatus for generating the gas known as Clayton gas.
March 26, 2015
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