ALL meanings of chloropicrin

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  • noun chloropicrin a colourless insoluble toxic lachrymatory liquid used as a pesticide and a tear gas; nitrotrichloromethane. Formula: CCl3NO2 3
  • noun chloropicrin a colorless liquid, CCl3NO2, prepared by treating chloroform with concentrated nitric acid, and used in chemical warfare as a poison gas, and in insecticides, fungicides, etc. 3
  • noun chloropicrin 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. 1
  • noun chloropicrin (organic chemistry) The chlorinated derivative of nitromethane CCl3NO2 that is used as a pesticide and tear gas. 0
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