Definition of "teargas" []

  • Any one of a number of gases or vapours that make the eyes smart and water, causing temporary blindness; usually dispersed from grenades and used in warfare and to control riots (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of tear gas. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Alternative spelling of tear gas. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "teargas" in a sentence
  • "At some stage when I heard what I can say are shots.] [I] t was in the process, because when teargas is fired I think it gives the same sound as of bullets."
  • "NORM STAMPER: Not vetoing a decision to use chemical agents, also known as teargas, against hundreds of nonviolent demonstrators."
  • "Britain has announced it will urgently review export licences after Bahrain cleared protesters from the capital, Manama, with UK-made crowd-controls weapons such as teargas and stun grenades."
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