chemical warfare

noun

Definition of chemical warfare

:tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, poisonous, or asphyxiating gases

First Known Use of chemical warfare

1912


CHEMICAL WARFARE Defined for English Language Learners

chemical warfare

noun

Definition of chemical warfare for English Language Learners

  • : the use of chemical substances (such as poisonous gases) as weapons in a war


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chemical warfare

noun

medical Definition of chemical warfare

:tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, poisonous, or asphyxiating gases

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