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Definition of the noun Adamsite

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noun - plural: adamsites

  1. An organic compound, diphenylaminechlorarsine, used as a riot-control agent.
    • synonym: DM


Adamsite or DM is an organic compound; technically, an arsenical diphenylaminechlorarsine, that can be used as a riot control agent. DM belongs to the group of chemical warfare agents known as vomiting agents or sneeze gases. First synthesized in Germany by Heinrich Otto Wieland in 1915, it was independently developed by the US chemist Roger Adams at the University of Illinois in 1918.

  • also known as 亚当氏毒气

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Google previewScientific Advances in Alternative Demilitarization Technologies (1996)

by F.W. Holm

"Safe Dilution" Because adamsite is a relatively low-toxic, water insoluble and non-volatile compound the question is: Is it acceptable, from the point of view of human health and environmental contamination, to use the compound as such as a ...

Google previewInternational Disaster Nursing (2010)

by Robert Powers, Elaine Daily

Adamsite is a yellow-to- brown crystalline solid without odor. The 192 INTERNATIONAL DISASTER NURSING.

Google previewMineralogy (1878)

by Joseph Henry Collins

Adamsite is a greenish-black mica from Derby, Vermont ; Didymite or Amphilogite , from Zillerthal, is simply Muscovite ; Plumose Mica is a variety arranged in plumose forms ; Fuchsite is emerald-green, and contains several per cents, of oxide ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare (2007)

by Benjamin C. Garrett, John Hart

9 ADAMSITE defendants claimed the testing was inspired by fears that the partisan forces from the Soviet Union were using aconitine-laced bullets in areas occupied by Germany. According to testimony at the trial, tests included firing ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

Adamsite.* A military poison gas developed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Adamsite. Gilbertite.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their History and Etymology (1896)

by Albert Huntington Chester

ADAMSITE. C. U. Shepard, 1857, Geol.

Google previewArmy Dictionary and Desk Reference (2004)

by Timothy Zurick

adamsite (ADM) A toxic vomiting agent; decontaminate with individual kit or DS 2 (NBC) ADC 1 . Assistant division commander (ADMIN); 2.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

aCute adamsite veoli and impaired gas exchange; may result in necrosis with hemorrhage into the lungs; occurs in Goodpasture syndrome, in association with glomerulonephritis. acute renal failure (ARF) (ah-kyut re'nal fayl'yür) A rapid ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

adamsite actinoid elements See actinide series. {'ak-to,noid 'el-o-mons] activated complex [PHYS CHEM] An energetically excited state which is intermediate between reactants and products in a chemical reaction. Also known as transition ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Adamsite (DM; diphenylamine chloroarsine; ...

Google previewDictionary of Crime (1992)

Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Law Enforcement by Jay Robert Nash

adamsite n. A type of gas used in crowd control which produces vomiting and nausea. Police use. REF.: CBA, CD. adamtiler n. 1. One who receives stolen items, esp. a pickpocket's confederate. 2. One who steals from pockets ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

adamsite (ad'amz-it), n. [For C. B. Adams, an American geologist.] A greenish-black mica found in Derby, Vermont. adance ( a-dāns'), ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

- adamsite (ad'amz-it), n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

adamsite (Bd'amz-it), n. A name 'ven to a greenish-black mica found in Derby, ermont; a variety of museovite or common mica. adaneeQ-dhm'), prep. phr. as adv. or a. [( as, on, + dance] Dancing. [You cannot] prevent Béranger ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

adamsite (ad'amz-it), n.

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Video shows what adamsite means. An organic compound, diphenylaminechlorarsine, used as a riot-control agent.. Adamsite Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1D2A1M3S1I1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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