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Origin of tear gas
Words nearby tear gas
Definition for tear gas (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tear-gassed, tear-gas·sing.
Origin of tear-gas
Example sentences from the Web for tear gas
I still recall the burning in my eyes from the tear-gas pellets of anti-riot police.
Rather than risk losing anybody else, the cops employed “burners”—tear-gas canisters—that had an incendiary effect.Det. Jeremiah MacKay: Proud New Father Killed in Christopher Dorner Shootout|Michael Daly|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The United States of America has far better things than tear-gas canisters and fast food to export abroad.
Eid was separated from most of her friends and blinded by tear-gas.
The "tear-gas" shell were marked with a "T" by the Germans and were known as "T-shell."
Calhoun was familiar enough with tear-gas, used by police on some planets.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster
One afternoon on the Somme our battery received a severe strafe from 59's and tear-gas shells.
One of the novel shell the Germans used was known as the "tear-gas" shell.
Disconcerted by the attack of tear-gas, the green men broke and fled.The Heads of Apex|Francis Flagg