HyperDic: vx_gas

English > 1 sense of the expression VX gas:
NOUNsubstanceVX gasa highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare
English > VX gas: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid / liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release.
Broadernerve gas, nerve agentA toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system
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