Definition of Asphyxiating

1. Adjective. Tending to deprive of oxygen. "Asphyxiating gasses"




Definition of Asphyxiating

1. Verb. (present participle of asphyxiate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Asphyxiating

1. asphyxiate [v] - See also: asphyxiate

Medical Definition of Asphyxiating

1. A type of poison which works by depriving tissues of oxygen. (09 Oct 1997)

Asphyxiating Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Asphyxiating Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Asphyxiating

asphodel
asphodels
asphyctic
asphygmia
asphyxia
asphyxia livida
asphyxia neonatorum
asphyxia pallida
asphyxial
asphyxiant
asphyxiants
asphyxias
asphyxiate
asphyxiated
asphyxiates
asphyxiating (current term)
asphyxiating thoracic chondrodystrophy
asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia
asphyxiation
asphyxiations
asphyxiator
asphyxies
asphyxy
aspic
aspick
aspicks
aspics
aspides
aspidia

Literary usage of Asphyxiating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by by James Brown Scott (1918)
"... 2) CONCERNING asphyxiating GASES Signed at The Hague, July 29, 1899 The undersigned, plenipotentiaries of the Powers represented at the International ..."

2. The Two Hague Conferences and Their Contributions to International Law by William Isaac Hull (1908)
"Explosives and asphyxiating Gases The Russian programme included, next, the prohibition of "new explosives, or any powders more powerful than those now in ..."

3. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"Use of asphyxiating and Poisonous Gases. A method employed for the first tune during the recent war and the lawfulness of which was questioned in many ..."

4. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"If, then, we admit that the greater number of the gases are poisonous, it is scarcely correct to regard these bodies as purely asphyxiating agents. ..."

5. The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and by Frederick William Holls (1900)
"Projectiles for the diffusion of asphyxiating u'ast.-N. guns to forty-five calibres ; further, that armor should be limited to fourteen inches of the latest ..."

6. The Making of a Modern Army and Its Operations in the Field: A Study Based by René Louis Jules Radiguet (1918)
"asphyxiating gases. During the present war Germany has ransacked the arcana ... asphyxiating gases were used for the first time against the British troops ..."

7. Germany's Violations of the Laws of War 1914-15 by Ministère Des Affaires Étrangères, France, John Otway Percy Bland (1915)
"CHAPTER VII USE OF BURNING LIQUIDS AND asphyxiating GASES THE UNDERTAKINGS GIVEN BY GERMANY THE contracting Powers forbid the use of projectiles the sole ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Asphyxiating

Search for Asphyxiating on Dictionary.com!Search for Asphyxiating on Thesaurus.com!Search for Asphyxiating on Google!Search for Asphyxiating on Wikipedia!

Search