choking gas


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choking gas

[′chōk·iŋ ‚gas]
(ordnance)
Casualty gas which causes irritation and inflammation of the bronchial tubes and lungs; for example, phosgene.
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The aim is to maximise oil production using our FloSure AICDs to ensure contribution from all reservoir sections and limit gas production by postponing gas breakthrough, and choking gas production after gas breakthrough.
The dead and wounded lay together often in a congealed mass of blood amid the choking gas, which gave everything a greenish pallor.
A father recounted dramatic moments of gasping for breath and cowering with his family on the top floors of their apartment building as a choking gas filled the hallway.
A father recounted how he gasped for breath and cowered with his family on the top floors of their apartment building as a choking gas filled the hallway.
Another resident Nagwa Fawzi told Al-Akhbar Arabic daily that she had to take her daughter out of the home because of the choking gas.
They tried to drive away, but said they only got around 200 meters before they had to stop and exit the vehicle because of the choking gas. The soldiers then fired more tear gas in their direction.