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gas

gas

 
pronunciation:
gaes
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: gases, gasses
definition 1: matter that is neither liquid nor solid and expands or contracts rapidly and uniformly with temperature changes.
definition 2: a flammable gas or mixture of gases, esp. when used for heating, cooking, or lighting.
definition 3: gasoline.
definition 4: the accelerator of an automobile.
definition 5: anaesthetic gas.
definition 6: poisonous gas.
definition 7: (slang) idle talk.
similar words:
gab
definition 8: (slang) something amusing or astonishing.
Those acrobats were a gas.
similar words:
ball
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gases, gassed, gasses, gassing
definition 1: to provide with gas.
definition 2: to treat or mix with gas.
similar words:
fume
definition 3: to poison with gas.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to emit gas or fumes.
similar words:
fume
definition 2: (informal) to fill the tank of a vehicle with gasoline (fol. by up).
They gassed up before starting the trip.
definition 3: (slang) to talk idly or boastfully.
similar words:
gab
derivation: gasless (adj.)
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