See also: sarín and Sářin

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EtymologyEdit

Named after the initials of its creators, Gerhard Schrader (1903–1990), Ambros, Rüdiger and Van der Linde.

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sarin (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, military) The nerve gas O-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate, used as a chemical weapon.
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    • 2017 April 12, Samuel Osborne, “Vladimir Putin says US-Russia relations are worse since Donald Trump took office”, in The Independent[1]:
      The health minister in Turkey, which treated many of the attack's victims and conducted autopsies on others, said test results conducted on victims confirmed sarin gas was used.
    • 2022 April 17, Scott Lucas, “When Will There Be Justice Over Assad’s Sarin Attacks?”, in EA WorldView[2]:
      Because Syria was not a signatory of the Chemical Weapons Convention, there was no international mechanism to ascribe responsibility for the attack, although UN inspectors did conclude that sarin had been deployed.
    • 2022 April 18, Paul Withers, “Putin chemical weapon horror: Ukrainian mayor says 'remains' of sarin found after retreat”, in Daily Express[3]:
      Trostianets mayor Yuriy Bova said officials had discovered traces of the deadly substance sarin and other chemical substances. Sarin is a clear and odourless substance that is classed as a potentially lethal nerve agent.

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sarin

  1. Genitive singular form of sari.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sa.ʁɛ̃/
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sarin m (uncountable)

  1. sarin

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sarin.

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sarin m (uncountable)

  1. sarin (a neurotoxin used as a chemical weapon)