What does tear gas mean?

Definitions for tear gastɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tear gas, teargas, lacrimator, lachrymator(noun)

    a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds

Wiktionary

  1. tear gas(Noun)

    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.

  2. tear gas(Verb)

    To use tear gas.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tear gas in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tear gas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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