VX gas


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n VX gas a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release "VX gas is one of those things we wish we could disinvent"
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In news:

French tests appear to have found traces of chemicals linked to the nerve gas VX on Iraqi warheads, according to several weapons experts who said this would confirm earlier American test results.
Sudan plant sample contains VX nerve gas precursor.
Sudan plant sample contains VX nerve gas precursor .

In science:

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Turbulence driven diffusion in protoplanetary disks - chemical effects in the outer disk
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Ice Lines, Planetesimal Composition and Solid Surface Density in the Solar Nebula
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Gas flow in close binary star systems