Complete Definition of "gas"

see|gás|gæs|gås|gaas
wikipedia
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/gæs/
audio|en-us-gas.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|æs

Etymology 1
From D. #Dutch|gas.

Noun
en-noun|es|-

  1. uncountable chemistry Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.

#:*A lot of gas had escaped from the cylinder

  1. countable chemistry A chemical element or compound in such a state.

#:*The atmosphere is made up of a number of different gases

  1. uncountable An inflammable gaseous hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture (typically predominantly methane) used as a fuel, e.g. for cooking, heating or electricity generation.

#:*Gas-fired power stations have largely replaced coal-burning ones.

  1. US Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process. My tummy hurts so bad, I have gas.
  2. slang: A humorous event or person.

#:* He is such a gas!

  1. baseball A fastball.

#:* The closer threw him nothing but gas.

Synonyms
(state of matter): vapor / vapour
(digestive process): US slang fart (when gas is released)

Translations
trans-top|state of matter
Czech: plyn m
Chinese: æ°ä½
Croatian: plin m
Dutch: gas n
Finnish: kaasu
German: Gas n
Hebrew: ×× romanization of Hebrew|gáz m
Interlingua: gas (1)
Italian: gas m
trans-mid
Japanese: æ°ä½ (ããã, kitai)
Latvian: gÄze f
Portuguese: gás m
Polish: gaz m
Slovak: plyn m
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trans-top|gas in digestion
German: Blähung f
Hebrew: ×××× romanization of Hebrew|gázim m|p
trans-mid
Latvian: gÄze f
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ttbc|Bosnian: gas m
ttbc|French: gaz m
ttbc|Frisian: gas n
ttbc|Indonesian: gas
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ttbc|Romanian: gaz n
ttbc|Spanish: gas m
ttbc|Swedish: gas c
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Verb
en-verb|gases|gassing|gassed

  1. To kill with poisonous gas#Noun|gas
  2. To talk, chat.
  3. To emit gas

#:The battery cell was gassing.

Etymology 2
Shortened from gasoline

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. context|uncountable|US gasoline; a derivative of petroleum used as fuel.

Synonyms
(gasoline): US gasoline, (Commonwealth) petrol

Translations
trans-top|fuel
Chinese: 汽油
Czech: benzín m
Dutch: benzine f
Finnish: bensiini
German: Benzin n
Hebrew: ××ק romanization of Hebrew|délek m
Interlingua: gasolina
trans-mid
Italian: benzina f
Japanese: ã¬ã½ãªã³(ãããã, gasorin)
Portuguese: gasolina f
Polish: benzyna f
Slovak: benzín m
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Verb
en-verb|gases or gasses|gassing|gassed

  1. US To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it.

#:* The cops are coming. Gas it!

  1. US To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel

Related terms
top2
gas giant
gas-guzzler
gaslight
gasohol
gas up
mid2
gasoline
gasometer
LP gas
natural gas
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See also
fluid
liquid
solid

Anagrams
sag


Dutch
wikipedia|lang=nl

Noun
gas n

  1. gas

Derived terms
gasvormig


Frisian

Noun
gas n

  1. gas

German

Noun
Gas n

  1. gas

Icelandic

Noun
gas n

  1. gas (state of matter)

Category:Icelandic nouns


Indonesian

Noun
gas

  1. gas

Interlingua

Noun
gas

  1. gas

Irish

Noun
gas m

  1. stalk

Declension
ga noun m1|g|as|ais

Category:Irish nouns


Italian

Noun
gas m

  1. gas
  2. petrol

Synonyms
benzina

Related terms
gasare
gasolina
gassare
gassificare
gassista
gassometro
gassoso


Rohingya

Etymology
From Bengali

Noun
gas

  1. tree

Category:Rohingya language


Spanish

Noun
gas m

  1. gas

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-gas.ogg|audio

Noun
gas c

  1. gas

Derived terms
ge gas / ge mer gas / gasa. To accelerate a motor vehicle.

Category:Dutch derivations

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