1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Synonyms: Georgia Peach_State Empire_State_of_the_South
Related terms: American_state Confederacy Deep_South US Atlanta Savannah okefenokee_swamp tallapoosa Oxford athens albany Kennesaw_Mountain macon flint chattahoochee coosa augusta Kennesaw_Mountain
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,arms) the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare
Synonyms: tabun
Related terms: organophosphate_nerve_agent
3. [ noun ] (chemistry) a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
Synonyms: atomic_number_31 gallium
Related terms: metallic_element bauxite
Similar spelling:   Gay