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[klawr-pik-rin, klohr-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. chloropicrin.
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  • England received 900 tons of our chlorpicrin and 368 tons of American phosgene.

    America's Munitions 1917-1918

    Benedict Crowell

  • The compound manufactured in largest amount in America was chlorpicrin.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • The chlorpicrin plant at Edgewood went into entire operation on June 14, 1918.

  • A violent reaction is set up and the chlorpicrin distils over, generally without the necessity for any external heating.

  • With the exception of chlorine, chlorpicrin was the first war gas to be manufactured on a large scale in this country.