Definition of Lachrymators

1. lachrymator [n] - See also: lachrymator



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lachrymators

laches
lacheses
lachman's test
lachrymable
lachrymal
lachrymal duct
lachrymal gland
lachrymal secretion
lachrymals
lachrymary
lachrymate
lachrymation
lachrymations
lachrymator
lachrymatories
lachrymators (current term)
lachrymatory
lachrymiform
lachrymose
lachrymosely
lachrymosities
lachrymosity
lacier
laciest
lacily
laciness
lacinesses
lacing
lacings
lacinia

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, ..."

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