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Related to binary weapon: Binary chemical munition
binary weapon[′bīn·ə·rē ′wep·ən]
A weapon that operates by storing less-than-lethal chemicals in separate compartments of a projectile; the wall between the compartments breaks after the munition is fired, allowing the chemicals to combine in a lethal mixture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.