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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase.

Usage examples (31)
  • Degraded sarin is only 10% effective after two years.
  • This was one of the factors that lead the Iraqis to investigate binary weapons, for which sarin is particularly well suited.
  • The weapon a nerve poison called sarin -- symbolized Armageddon.
  • Three steel ton containers store the nerve agent GB, also known as sarin, at the depot. for more
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