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,'.
They thwarted his bid for the NRM ticket and thought that would kill his momentum, you will see more 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.
A large crowd had gathered ... but police were determined to stop Mbabazi from addressing them, so they again fired tear gas and live bullets.
The police came to disperse the people with tear gas and went after all the young people who were wearing T-shirts of (Katumbi's soccer club).
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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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