Definition of Lachrymators
1. lachrymator [n] - See also: lachrymator
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Literary usage of Lachrymators
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chemical Warfare by Amos Alfred Fries, Clarence Jay West (1921)
"CHAPTER VII lachrymators Without question the eyes are the most ... lachrymators are substances which affect the eyes, causing involuntary weeping. ..."
2. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1920)
"Hence this group of substances received the name of neutralizing gases and included the lachrymators, the sneezing gases and the vesicants. ..."
3. The New World of Science: Its Development During the War by Robert Mearns Yerkes (1920)
"lachrymators were also used extensively, especially in territory where ... Because of the low concentrations in which lachrymators are effective, ..."
4. A Course in General Chemistry by William McPherson, William Edwards Henderson (1921)
"Among the poison gases used in the war were certain compounds known as lachrymators, because they caused inflammation of the eyes and a copious flow of ..."
5. Industrial Gases by Harold Cecil Greenwood (1919)
"In addition to substances which are primarily poisonous, considerable use has been made of " lachrymators," ie substances which attack the eyes, ..."