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Tear Gas

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Noun

1. lachrymator, lacrimator, tear gas, teargas

a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds

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Tear Gas

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a volatile liquid or gas that causes irritation of the eyes, a heavy flow of tears, and temporary blindness: used as in warfare or by the police

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Tear Gas

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tr.v. tear-gassed, tear-gas·sing, tear-gas·es
To subject to tear gas: "tear-gassed and arrested antiwar demonstrators" (Pete Hamill).
n.
Any of various agents that on dispersal, usually from grenades or projectiles, irritate the eyes and cause blinding tears.

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