What is asphyxiate?

  • (verb): Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.
    Synonyms: suffocate, stifle, choke
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Depleted Uranium - Military Applications - Legal Status in Weapons
... because their prime or exclusive use was not to poison or asphyxiate ... weapons whose prime, or even exclusive, effect is to poison or asphyxiate," also removes depleted uranium weaponry from coverage by the same treaties as their primary use is not to poison or asphyxiate ...

More definitions of "asphyxiate":

  • (verb): Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing.
    Synonyms: smother, suffocate
  • (verb): Be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen.
    Synonyms: suffocate, stifle