adamsite


adamsite
/ˈædəmzaɪt/ (say 'aduhmzuyt)

noun
a yellow irritant smoke, containing a form of arsenic that is poisonous, used as a poison gas. Symbol: DM
{named after Major Roger Adams, US soldier and chemist, 1889–1971, who invented it. See -ite1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Adamsite — Preferred IUPAC name Dibenzo 1 chloro 1,4 arsenine …   Wikipedia

  • Adamsite-(Y) — (or IMA1999 020) NaY(CO3)2·6H2O is a mineral of sodium, yttrium, carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. It is named after Prof. Frank Dawson Adams, a Canadian geologist. Its Mohs scale rating is 3.External links* [http://www.mindat.org/min 7088.html… …   Wikipedia

  • adamsite — [ad′əmz īt΄] n. a yellow, odorless, crystalline compound, C6H4 (AsCl)(NH)C6H4, developed for use, in a vaporous form, in chemical warfare …   English World dictionary

  • Adamsite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L adamsite peut désigner trois substances chimiques différentes l adamsite (Y) Espèce minérale de la famille des carbonates de formule NaY[CO3]2· 6H2O[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • adamsite — /ad euhm zuyt /, n. Chem., Mil. a yellow irritant smoke, containing a poisonous form of arsenic and used as a harassing agent. Also called phenarsazine chloride, diphenylaminechlorarsine. [1920 25; named after R. ADAMS; see ITE1] * * * ▪ gas… …   Universalium

  • adamsite — A vomiting agent that has been used in military training and in riot control. [Roger Adams, Am. chemist] * * * ad·ams·ite ad əm .zīt n a yellow crystalline arsenical C12H9AsClN used as a respiratory irritant in some forms of tear gas called also …   Medical dictionary

  • adamsite — adamsitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kovinė nuodingoji medžiaga. formulė C₆H₄(AsCl)(NH)C₆H₄ atitikmenys: angl. adamsite rus. адамсит ryšiai: sinonimas – 10 chlor 5,10 dihidrofenarsazinas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • adamsite — adamsitas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Dirginamoji nuodingoji medžiaga, masinių neramumų malšinimo cheminė medžiaga; žali arba geltoni bekvapiai kristalai; lydymosi temperatūra 195 °C, virimo temperatūra 410 °C.… …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • adamsite — noun An organic compound, diphenylaminechlorarsine, used as a riot control agent. Syn: DM …   Wiktionary

  • adamsite — ad·ams·ite …   English syllables