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CHLOROPICRIN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does chloropicrin mean? 

CHLOROPICRIN (noun)
  The noun CHLOROPICRIN has 1 sense:

1. a heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas

  Familiarity information: CHLOROPICRIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHLOROPICRIN (noun)


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Meaning:

A heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

chloropicrin; nitrochloroform

Hypernyms ("chloropicrin" is a kind of...):

chemical compound; compound ((chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight)


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