Definition of Mustard agent
1. Noun. A toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote.
Generic synonyms: Poison Gas, Vesicant, Vesicatory
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mustard Agent
Literary usage of Mustard agent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"Confirmed mustard agent exposure. On March l, 1991, a soldier exploring a captured bunker in southern Iraq suffered a burn that DOD now confirms was caused ..."
2. Review of International Technologies for Destruction of Recovered Chemical by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Most of the mustard agent is the HT form.8 The incinerator has a ... The bucket containing the mustard agent is placed in the fixed-hearth furnace for ..."
3. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"In this case there were 21 field tests conducted on this substance which were positive for mustard agent; both US and British Chemical Agent Monitor ..."
4. Assessment of the Continuing Operability of Chemical Agent Disposal by National Research Council (U.S.), Board on Army Science and Technology (2007)
"For example, there is no longer a need for ACAMS monitoring in much of the TOCDF facility because only mustard agent remains to be processed. ..."
5. Chemical Weapons and Material: Key Factors Affecting Disposal Costs and Schedule by Thomas J. Howard (1999)
"Pueblo's proposed facility will be designed to destroy mustard agent and could easily incinerate the bottles.6 According to Army officials, ..."