n. Chemistry, blistering liquid, derived from arsenic and acetylene, used in war;
  Geology, yellow or brown mineral containing antimony.

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  • lewisite — /looh euh suyt /, n. a pale yellow, odorless compound, C2H2AsCl3, used as a blister gas in World War I. [1920 25; named after Winford Lee Lewis (1878 1943), American chemist who developed it; see ITE1] * * * ▪ chemical compound       in chemical… …   Universalium

  • lewisite — A war gas. It is a vesicant, a lung irritant like mustard gas, a systemic poison entering the circulation through the lungs or skin, and a mitotic poison arresting mitosis in the metaphase; …   Medical dictionary

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  • lewisite — liuizitas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Pūliuojamoji patvarioji kovinė nuodingoji medžiaga. Riebus tamsus skystis, blogai tirpsta vandenyje, gerai – organiniuose tirpikliuose, kitose nuodingosiose medžiagose. Kovinė …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • lewisite — noun Etymology: Winford L. Lewis died 1943 American chemist Date: 1895 a colorless or brown vesicant liquid C2H2AsCl3 developed as a poison gas for war use …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lewisite — le·wi·sì·te s.f. 1. TS mineral. minerale raro di colore giallo, costituito prevalentemente da antimonio, calcio e titanio 2. TS chim. composto derivato dal tricloruro di arsenico, fortemente tossico, usato come aggressivo chimico {{line}}… …   Dizionario italiano

  • lewisite — {{hw}}{{lewisite}}{{/hw}}s. f. Minerale cristallino, di aspetto dal giallo al bruno, contenente titanio, antimonio, calcio e ferro …   Enciclopedia di italiano

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