Chloropicrin



[klawr-uh-pik-rin, -pahy-krin, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈpɪk rɪn, -ˈpaɪ krɪn, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Chemistry, Military.
1.
a colorless, somewhat oily, water-insoluble, poisonous liquid, CCl 3 NO 2 , that causes lachrymation and headache: used as an insecticide, a fungicide, in organic synthesis, and as a war gas.
/ˌklɔːrəʊˈpɪkrɪn/
noun
1.
a colourless insoluble toxic lachrymatory liquid used as a pesticide and a tear gas; nitrotrichloromethane. Formula: CCl3NO2

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