CN gas

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Related to CN gas: CNG, CS gas, OC gas
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Noun1.CN gas - a tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer
Chemical Mace, Mace - (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
lachrymator, lacrimator, tear gas, teargas - a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
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He said he was satisfied O'Keefe, who was a former instructor for weapons technique and survival, didn't know the ammunition contained substances and nor did experts until further analysis revealed a trace of CN gas, used as a tear gas.
Many protesters in Cairo have suspected the use of CN gas but Daily News Egypt has seen no evidence to support this.
An added surprise was a pronounced increase in the amount of CN gas in the comet's coma.