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Definition of "soman" [soman]

  • A nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "soman" in a sentence
  • "More than one million Iranians were exposed to chemical weapons, and 7,000 died immediately, Iranian officials say.107 At least 100,000 were “severely injured” by nerve agents like sarin and soman, and blistering agents like mustard gas."
  • "These included such notorious chemical warfare agents as sarin, soman and tabun gases, all of which are still manufactured today. ..."
  • "That's right, Pentagon leaders don't see the value next year in spending one thin dime to destroy or secure VX, soman, sarin, or lewisite/mustard nerve and blister agents from Russia or the former Soviet states."