Crossword clues for lethal
- Type of weapon in a Gibson film title
- Not just hurtful
- Much worse than harmful
- Kind of injection
- Adjective for several "Weapon" flicks
- "--- Weapon" (Mel Gibson film)
- "__ Weapon"
- Word with "weapon" or "injection"
- Superjoint Ritual "A ___ Dose of American Hatred"
- Quite destructive
- Not just destructive
- More than harmful
- Likely to cause death
- Like tetrodotoxin from a puffer fish
- Like some weapons
- Like some injections
- Like apple seeds, if eaten in huge quantities
- Like an overdose, often
- Like an asp's bite
- Like a mamba's bite, often
- Kansas City rapper Mac ___
- Highly venomous
- Highly dangerous
- Hardly healthful
- "--- Weapon"
- "___ Weapon 4"
- ''__ Weapon'' (Gibson/Glover film)
- ___ injection
- "___ Weapon" (Mel Gibson film)
- Like the bite of a 4-Down
- Like arsenic in large amounts
- All the ground is deadly!
- All the changes of a deadly nature
- Causing death is allowed by 2001 computer
- All the liquid is deadly
- Liable to cause death
- Possibly toxic sanction well short
- Part of shibboleth — a little deadly
- Deadly time to stab the French prince
- Allow Henry in terminal
- Tablet halved: centre is deadly
- Causing death
- Kind of injection or weapon
- "____ Weapon"
- Word in a Gibson film title
- "____ Weapon 4"
- Beyond harmful
- Worse than harmful
- Word with weapon or injection
- Very harmful
- Very destructive
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lethal \Leth"al\ (l[e^]th"[a^]l), n. [Lauric + ether + alcohol.] (Chem.) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid. It is so called because it occurs in the ethereal salt of lauric acid.
Lethal \Le"thal\ (l[=e]"thal), a. [L. lethalis, letalis, fr.
lethum, letum, death: cf. F. l['e]thal.]
Deadly; mortal; fatal. ``The lethal blow.''
--W. Richardson. -- Le"thal*ly, adv.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1580s, from Late Latin lethalis, alteration of Latin letalis "deadly, fatal," from letum "death," of uncertain origin. Form altered in Late Latin by association with lethe hydor "water of oblivion" in Hades in Greek mythology, from Greek lethe "forgetfulness."
Etymology 1 a. deadly; mortal; fatal. Etymology 2
n. (context chemistry English) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid.
adj. of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection" [syn: deadly]
That which is lethal is capable of causing death.
Lethal may also refer to:
- Jay Lethal (born 1985), American professional wrestler
- Lethal (film), a 2004 action thriller
Lethal is an American heavy metal band from Erlanger, Kentucky, formed in 1982, by brothers Eric Cook and Glen Cook.
Lethal is an album by the band Cockney Rejects released in 1990.
Lethal is an Argentine heavy metal band, belonging to the subgenres thrash metal, speed metal and groove metal. It was founded in 1988, by members of a band called Legión.
Usage examples of "lethal".
If four particles of an agent in a given volume of air killed at least 50 percent of the monkeys exposed to an aerosol, we could assume that ten particles would have an equally lethal effect on human beings.
But the longest stretches were nothing more lethal than prostitutes charging three cigarettes or two atabrine tablets.
Ben took a lethal combination of barbiturates, fell into a coma, and died three days later.
Half a dozen tentacles instantly wound themselves around him and the boy, imbuing them both with the lethal cyanic glow.
As he flew under me I banked the Bronco on its side so I could watch his CBU pods ejecting their lethal bomblets.
Losing both destroyers would be prima facia evidence that conditions on the other side of the foldpoint were lethal.
So the Reds gunned forward, relying on numbers and speed to survive until they could get within one kilometer, their lethal range against the Mark IVs.
In fact, its timing seemed downright providential when, less than a year later, Walton learned that he had contracted a disease far more lethal than leukemia: multiple myeloma, or malignant cancer of the bone marrow.
And out of this communal parturition, lethal to the seven, who now all fell headlong into nescience and non-entity, the single new-born spirit took wing.
A pane shattered, and the nit, freighted with lethal information, glided for the gap.
Phyle A might surreptitiously introduce a few million lethal devices into the bodies of members of Phyle B, providing the technically sweetest possible twist on the trite, ancient dream of being able instantly to turn a whole society into gravy.
As he did so, Quoll darted with astonishing speed to intercept him, the lethal business end of the mace rising high above his head.
Raising his lethal right hand, the quoll took a threatening step forward.
Black Bean Nacho Chips and Tater Skins with another pull at the brown sock as afternoon displaced the morning and the conquest of Africa eighteen thousand dollars the richer had long since given way to the interminable war between the animal and vegetable kingdoms on the nature program where a potato leaf under attack by a caterpillar provoked a lethal case of indigestion in its assailant and a belch from the solitary audience intruded upon with suggestions for his departure by bus?
Ricin is one of the potentially lethal vegetable alkaloids like taxine and digitalin.