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nonlethal

(nɒnˈliːθəl)
adj
not resulting in or capable of causing death
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Adj.1.nonlethal - not capable of causing death
nonfatal - not bringing death; "nonfatal heart attack"
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The retailer said it was also removing from its website items "resembling assault-style rifles, including nonlethal airsoft guns and toys" but that it would continue to serve "sportsmen and hunters" in a "responsible way.
Sought for comment, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Oscar Albayalde confirmed the use of an LRAD on protesters on Monday, but maintained that the device is nonlethal and only causes temporary discomfort.
He added that four young men suffered nonlethal injuries from live ammunition when soldiers opened fire at them during the events, and received medical treatment at Beit Jala.
HRW said that Indian security forces have been using pellet guns as a nonlethal option for crowd control after nearly 120 people were killed during weeks of protests in 2010.
6 miles and be used in a variety of missions as a nonlethal weapon, its European distributor said.
In defiance of international law, nonlethal weapons inflict direct harm upon noncombatants.
While he was working at the field, two unknown citizens of Tajikistan approached and shot in the Shamshiyev's head with a nonlethal pistol.
Modelled on the Chindits, a specialist unit which fought in Burma during the Second World War, the new unit's focus will be on "unconventional" nonlethal, non-military methods.
2) Nonlethal weapons (NLW) would seem to be the perfect answer for this military quest; however, observers point out that, to date, "few non-lethal weapons incorporating new technologies have actually been deployed on a large scale" (3) and that "operational use of available non-lethal weapons by the military has been limited.
They need more military equipment, both lethal and nonlethal,'' he said.
Advanced military robotics may mean the eventual obsolescence of small arms and truly nonlethal weaponry.
au, Rufus' handler Imogen Davis said that they use the hawk as a nonlethal deterrent.