biological warfare

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biological warfare

n.
Warfare in which biological weapons are used. Also called biowarfare.

biological warfare

n
(Military) the use of living organisms or their toxic products to induce death or incapacity in humans and animals and damage to plant crops, etc. Abbreviation: BW

biolog′ical war′fare


n.
the use in war of pathogenic organisms or toxins to disable an enemy or destroy resources.
[1945–50]

biological warfare

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biological warfare - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or foodbiological warfare - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
bacteriological warfare, germ warfare - the use of harmful bacteria as a weapon
Translations
حَرْب بيولوجيه
biologická válka
biologisk krigsførelse
baktériumháború
sÿklahernaîur
biologická vojna
biyolojik savaş

biology

(baiˈolədʒi) noun
the science of living things. human biology; (also adjective) a biology lesson.
bioˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
bioˈlogically (-ˈlo-) adverb
biˈologist noun
biological warfare
the use of germs as a weapon.
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The physicist believed the world was at an increasing risk from a potential nuclear or biological war.
Therefore, it was a biological war as Saudi Arabia has already used all types of banned weapons against us," Luqman said.
The meeting reviewed the preliminary results of spreading the epidemic on the country and the measures that should be taken by the concerned bodies to identify the primary sources and to ascertain the aspects related to the potential of its spread by an active elements or as a result of a biological war by the US-Saudi aggression after failing to target the steadfastness of the Yemeni people and break its will.
In the event, let is hope not, that we do end up in World War 3, this would be a good time to purchase some holistic health machines in the unlikely event anybody in your family establishes an illness, sickness, disease, biological war virus, or a physical injury.
In the event, let is hope not, that we do wind up in World War 3, this would be a good time to order some holistic health machines in case anyone in your family members creates an illness, sickness, disease, biological war virus, or a physical imjury.
In 1915, Germany started biological war against United States, Russia and France and used glanders culture to infect horses and mules.
Speak of gas or biological war and immediately the Geneva Convention comes up.
Scientists are preparing a second offensive in a biological war against the dengue virus that is being waged on a tiny island in Vietnam.