carbonyl choride
phosgene phos"gene (f[o^]s"j[=e]n or f[o^]z"j[=e]n), n. (Chem.) A reactive chemical substance ({COCl2}), also called {carbonyl choride}, used in synthesis of numerous substances. In the First Worlds War it was also used as a poisonous gas in combat. [PJC]

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  • COCl2 — phosgene phos gene (f[o^]s j[=e]n or f[o^]z j[=e]n), n. (Chem.) A reactive chemical substance ({COCl2}), also called {carbonyl choride}, used in synthesis of numerous substances. In the First Worlds War it was also used as a poisonous gas in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phosgene — phos gene (f[o^]s j[=e]n or f[o^]z j[=e]n), n. (Chem.) A reactive chemical substance ({COCl2}), also called {carbonyl choride}, used in synthesis of numerous substances. In the First Worlds War it was also used as a poisonous gas in combat. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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