sarin


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Synonyms for sarin

a highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase

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Having lived in French-ruled Cambodia, Sarin understood the misery and exploitation suffered by his people at the hands of foreign powers, and as a result he hated imperialism.
These analysts have all focused on the technical aspects of the two attacks and found them not to be consistent with the use of nation-state quality Sarin munitions.
The cult's initial plan was to release the sarin through aerosols to achieve a wider dispersion of the gas, but the plan flopped.
The recent findings of traces of sarin and VX make many skeptical that Damascus is fully cooperating in chemical disarmament.
report has confirmed sarin gas was used on August 21 attack outside Damascus in which hundreds were killed.
China on Tuesday refused to say whether a United Nations report into a sarin gas attack in Syria showed that government forces had used the banned weapons.
Sarin gas can penetrate an individual's body through the skin or the airways.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UN must independently verify any allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria, after France said there was "no doubt" the regime had used deadly sarin gas.
He spoke out after footage emerged of people - apparently victims of sarin gas - foaming at the mouth in hospital.
A US official told AFP thatSyriahad begun mixing chemicals that could be used to make sarin, a deadly nerve agent, while CNN reported Damascus could deploy the gas in a limited artillery attack on advancing rebels.
The Supreme Court on Friday turned down an appeal from a senior member of the AUM Shinrikyo cult, Tomomasa Nakagawa, who was sentenced to death by lower courts for his involvement in a series of incidents including the group's sarin gas attacks on the Tokyo subway system in 1995 and in Nagano Prefecture a year earlier.
Sarin reported at the meeting, noting that nearly half of the babies in both groups developed occult HBV infections.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has appointed of Arun Sarin as a Senior Advisor to KKR.
And departing boss Arun Sarin admitted the company would have to slash costs in order to even hit that target.
7% rise in operating profits as it said chief executive Arun Sarin would step down at the end of July.