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nerve gas

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons, Chemistry
nerve gasˈnerve gas noun [uncountable]  PMWHCa poisonous gas that is used in war to kill or paralyse people
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nerve gasA new form of nerve gas?The fact was he had broken a Senate tie back in 1983 and voted for the production of nerve gas.And much of the liquid used to simulate nerve gas at the test site was contained by the wooden crates.Yep, that Soviet nerve gas, all hooked up to a computerized bomb.The nerve gas would only be released if the incorrect code was programmed twice into the computer.And, she noted, the Pentagon was still investigating troop exposure to nerve gas before and during the ground war.
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