mustard gas definition

  • noun:
    • An oily, volatile liquid, (ClCH2CH2)2S, which corrosive towards skin and mucous membranes and causes serious, often deadly respiratory harm. It had been introduced in World War I as a chemical warfare agent.
    • A vesicant gasoline, bis (2-chloroethyl) sulfide, (ClC2H4)2S, as soon as utilized in chemical warfare; one of several sulfur mustard course of substances.
    • a toxic war gasoline with sulfide based compounds that increases blisters and assaults the eyes and lungs; there isn't any known antidote

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