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  • n. A non-lethal chemical agent which is used in riot control and personal self-defense.

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  • n. a nonlethal aerosol spray made with the pepper derivative oleoresin capiscum; used to cause temporary blindness and incapacitate an attacker; also used as a bear deterrent

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