CS gas


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CS gas

n
(Elements & Compounds) a gas causing tears, salivation, and painful breathing, used in civil disturbances; ortho-chlorobenzal malononitrile. Formula: C6H4ClCH:C(CN)2
[C20: from the surname initials of its US inventors, Ben Carson and Roger Staughton]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CS gas - a tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema
lachrymator, lacrimator, tear gas, teargas - a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
Translations

CS gas

[ˌsiːˌesˈgæs] N (Brit) → gas m lacrimógeno

CS gas

n˜ Tränengas nt
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PANICKED passengers fled from a packed Tube train yesterday after a canister of suspected CS gas was released on board.
Transport for London said the substance was "not toxic" probably being CS gas. It added "there were no further concerns" for the health of those affected.
POLICE are investigating after a woman was 'sprayed in the face' with suspected CS gas outside a shop.
ANURSE and an ex-football supporter association chairman, who sprayed a man with CS gas and stabbed him in the stomach during a violent burglary, have both been jailed for three years.
A NURSE and an ex-football supporter association chairman who sprayed a man with CS gas and stabbed him in the stomach during a violent burglary, were both jailed yesterday.
SHOCKED clubbers were treated for burning symptoms after CS gas was sprayed at them on a night out.
A MAN who was caught with a knife and a can of CS gas told police he bought the noxious substance because he thought it was deodorant.
A MAN has appeared in court after allegedly being found with a gun and CS gas.
laura.hartley@trinitymirror.com A COVENTRY student who was sprayed with CS gas by police has scored a legal victory at the High Court.
CS gas canisters were discovered on a Northumberland beach, say police.