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Noun: teargas  'teer,gas
  1. A gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
    - tear gas, lacrimator, lachrymator
Verb: teargas (teargassed,teargassing)  'teer,gas
  1. Attack with teargas; subject to teargas fumes
    "The students were teargassed during the riot"

Derived forms: teargassed, teargases, teargasses, teargassing

Type of: chemical weapon, gas

Encyclopedia: Teargas