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n. - The first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936.

Usage examples (33)
  • Just a few droplets of chemical nerve agents such as tabun, sarin and VX will kill within minutes if inhaled or within hours if absorbed through the skin.
  • He named the chemical "tabun" and communicated his findings to Army Weapons Office in Berlin.
  • He said it has a faint smell, whereas tabun is odorless.
  • Iraq manufactured three nerve agents: sarin, tabun, and VX. for more
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