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Definition 1: a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for lachrymator in the sense of this definition

(lachrymator is a kind of ...) chemical substances that can be delivered using munitions and dispersal devices to cause death or severe harm to people and animals and plants

(lachrymator is a kind of ...) a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

(... is a kind of lachrymator ) a tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema

(... is a kind of lachrymator ) a tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer

(... is a kind of lachrymator ) gaseous form of chloropicrin used as tear gas

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