Phosgene

Definition of Phosgene

Phos´gene   Pronunciation: fǒs´jēn or fǒz´jēn
a.1.(Old Chem.) Producing, or produced by, the action of light; - used specifically to designate a gas also called carbonyl chloride. See Carbonyl.
n.1.(Chem.) A reactive chemical substance (COCl2), also called carbonyl choride, used in synthesis of numerous substances. In the First Worlds War it was also used as a poisonous gas in combat.

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