ALL meanings of adamsite

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  • noun adamsite a yellow poisonous crystalline solid that readily sublimes; diphenylaminechlorarsine. It is used in chemical warfare as a vomiting agent. Formula: C6H4AsClNHC6H4; relative density: 1.65; melting pt: 195°C; boiling pt: 410°C 3
  • noun adamsite a yellow, odorless, crystalline compound, C6H4(AsCl)(NH)C6H4, developed for use, in a vaporous form, in chemical warfare 3
  • noun adamsite a yellow irritant smoke, containing a poisonous form of arsenic and used as a harassing agent. 1
  • noun adamsite An organic compound, diphenylaminechlorarsine, used as a riot-control agent. 0
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