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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nerve agent easily absorbed into the body.

Usage examples (18)
  • The documents included literature on deadly gases such as saran gas, soman, tabum and a substance known as VX.
  • That's right, Pentagon leaders don't see the value next year in spending one thin dime to destroy or secure VX, soman, sarin, or lewisite/mustard nerve and blister...
  • More than one million Iranians were exposed to chemical weapons, and 7,000 died immediately, Iranian officials say.107 At least 100,000 were “severely injured” by nerve agents...
  • Discovered in 1944, soman completed the evil trinity of G-agents, so-named for either Germany or Gerhard (Schrader). for more
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