Meaning of “chemical warfare” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"chemical warfare" in British English

See all translations

chemical warfarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkem.ɪ.kəl ˈwɔː.feər/ us /ˌkem.ɪ.kəl ˈwɔːr.fer/

Examples from literature

  • Besides, as the Germans held, chemical warfare favors the army that is most intelligent, resourceful and disciplined and the nation that stands highest in science and industry. 
  • The next changes were wrought by startling advances in motor transport, signal communications, chemical warfare, tanks, aviation, and mass production. 

(Definition of “chemical warfare” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!