tear gas, teargas, lacrimator, lachrymator(noun)
a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
Any lachrymatory non-lethal chemical compound that causes the eyes to sting and water and/or irritates the respiratory system, mostly used for controlling crowds during riots or as self-defense.
To use tear gas.
The numerical value of tear gas in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tear gas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He told him, 'Hurry, because the police have taken us. They used tear gas,'.
It’s a very personal story. Some staff faced tear gas directly; some were deeply involved in efforts to get the community to heal.
When police tried to stop them, they stoned police and beat officials with batons. In retaliation, police baton-charged them followed by tear gas firing.
We don't know what happened ... The youth were speaking with the security forces to access the Place de l'Independance. After a while they started shooting (tear gas).
We gather here to honor the courage of ordinary Americans willing to endure billy clubs and the chastening rod; tear gas and the trampling hoof; men and women who despite the gush of blood and splintered bone would stay true to their North Star and keep marching toward justice.
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Translations for tear gas
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- الغاز المسيل للدموعArabic
- gas lacrimògenCatalan, Valencian
- larmiga gasoEsperanto
- gas lacrimógenoSpanish
- gas negar eragileBasque
- gaz lacrymogèneFrench
- արցունքաբեր գազArmenian
- gas lacrimogenoItalian
- gás lacrimogéneoPortuguese
- слезоточивый газRussian
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