HAZMAT


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HAZMAT

 (hăz′măt′)
abbr.
hazardous material

hazmat

(ˈhæzˌmæt)
n
(Environmental Science)
a. substances that pose a danger to public health
b. (as modifier): a hazmat suit .
[C20: haz(ardous) + mat(erials)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.HAZMAT - an abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signsHAZMAT - an abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signs; "NO HAZMATS IN TUNNEL"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
Translations

HAZMAT

n (inf) of hazardous materialGefahrstoff m; (Mot) → Gefahrgut nt
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When Marines were asked where to get first aid information for a hazardous chemical, they checked the unique identifier on the HAZMAT container and quickly pulled the correct MSDS and information needed.
Note: Per the Hazardous Material Users Guide, anytime you wear a face shield while handling HAZMAT, you must also wear the appropriate eye protection.
In January 2009, the Army Defense Ammunition Center launched the HAZMAT Transportation Community of Practice (COP) portal, which can be accessed through both the Army Knowledge Online (AKO) website and the Battle Command Knowledge System (BCKS).
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