sublethal(redirected from Less-lethal weapon)
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insufficient to cause death.
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Not quite lethal.
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Less than lethal: sublethal dosages.
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sublethaladjective Referring to that which does not kill a cell or organism, but usually forces adaptation for survival
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Slightly less than lethal.
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