Definition of Biological weapon

1. Noun. Any weapon usable in biological warfare. "They feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"

Definition of Biological weapon

1. Noun. A biological pathogen or toxin designed or used for warfare. ¹

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Literary usage of Biological weapon

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

1. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Like any weapon, a biological weapon can be released accidentally, but when a biological accident happens, the consequences can be particularly insidious. ..."

2. Threat of Bioterrorism and the Spread of Infectious Diseases: Hearing Before edited by Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (2001)
"A biological weapon can be produced with the same equipment one uses to produce an ordinary vaccine; it can be readily housed in a building the size of a ..."

3. Consequences of Chinas Military Sales to Iran: Hearing Before the Committee edited by Benjamin A. Gilman (1999)
"Iran's acquisition of biological weapon stocks is a violation of the Biological Weapons Convention which is currently in force and to which Iran is a party. ..."

4. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Congressional Hearings by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"The legislation would also add the term "recombinant DNA material" to the definitions of what constitutes a potential biological weapon if used improperly ..."

5. Reopening Public Facilities After a Biological Attack: A Decision Making by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Tularemia as a biological weapon: medical and public health management. Journal of the American Medical Association 285(21): 2763-2773. ..."

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