Adamsite Definition

adəmzīt
noun
A yellow, odorless, crystalline compound, C6H4(AsCl)(NH)C6H4, developed for use, in a vaporous form, in chemical warfare.
Webster's New World

An organic compound, diphenylaminechlorarsine, used as a riot-control agent.

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Origin of Adamsite

  • Named after Roger Adams, an American organic chemist.

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