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soman

(ˈsəʊmən)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an organophosphorus compound developed as a nerve gas in Germany during World War II
[C20: from German, of uncertain origin]
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Noun1.soman - a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled
organophosphate nerve agent - any of a series of nerve agents containing organophosphate compounds first synthesized by German chemists in 1936; in World War II the Germans tested them in concentration camps but not on the battlefield; Iraq is alleged to have used them against Iran and against the Kurds
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