nonlethal onlethal adj. not capable of causing death. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonlethal — /nɒnˈliθəl/ (say non leethuhl) adjective not being such as to cause death, or to be likely to cause death: nonlethal weapons …   Australian English dictionary

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  • nonlethal — non·lethal …   English syllables

  • nonlethal — non•le′thal adj. ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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  • nonlethal weapons — Weapons that are explicitly designed and primarily employed so as to incapacitate personnel or material, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property and the environment. a. Unlike conventional… …   Military dictionary

  • nonlethal weapon — /ˌnɒnliθəl ˈwɛpən/ (say .nonleethuhl wepuhn) noun a weapon which incapacitates an enemy without killing. –nonlethal weaponry, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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