Tear-gas definitions

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Any of various agents that on dispersal, usually from grenades or projectiles, irritate the eyes and cause blinding tears.
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To subject to tear gas.
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A volatile liquid or gas that causes irritation of the eyes, a heavy flow of tears, and temporary blindness: used as in warfare or by the police.
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Any lachrymatory non-lethal chemical compound that causes the eyes to sting and water and/or irritates the respiratory system, mostly used for controlling crowds during riots or as self-defense.
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To use tear gas.

The riot squad tear gassed the mob.

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Alternative spelling of tear gas.
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Alternative spelling of tear gas.
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