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Phosgene

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Noun

1. phosgene

a colorless poisonous gas that smells like new-mown hay; used in chemical warfare

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Phosgene

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noun
a colourless easily liquefied poisonous gas, carbonyl chloride, with an odour resembling that of new-mown hay: used in chemical warfare as a lethal choking agent and in the manufacture of pesticides, dyes, and polyurethane resins. Formula: COCl2

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Phosgene

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noun
a colorless, volatile, highly poisonous liquid, COCl2, prepared by the reaction of carbon monoxide with chlorine in the presence of activated charcoal or, orig., in sunlight; carbonyl chloride: used as a poison gas, in organic synthesis, in making dyes, etc.

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Phosgene

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n.
A colorless gas, COCl2, having an odor similar to mown or moldy hay, used as a poison gas and in making resins, plastics, and dyes.

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