nerve gas

noun
|Updated on: 1 Aug 2018

Definition of nerve gas

: an organophosphate chemical weapon that may be inhaled, absorbed through the skin, or ingested and interferes with normal nerve transmission : nerve agent

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First Known Use of nerve gas

1940

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Definition of nerve gas for English Language Learners

  • : a poisonous gas that is used as a weapon in war


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nerve gas

noun

medical Definition of nerve gas

: an organophosphate chemical weapon that may be inhaled, absorbed through the skin, or ingested and interferes with normal nerve transmission : nerve agent

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