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tear gas


tear gas

noun

Definition of TEAR GAS

:  a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance that on dispersion in the atmosphere irritates mucous membranes resulting especially in blinding of the eyes with tears
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
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