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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 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. Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process. My tummy hurts so bad, I have .
    2. (slang): A humorous event or person.
  • He is such a !
    1. (baseball) A fastball.
  • The closer threw him nothing but .
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: gas
    • German: Blí¤hung
    • Italian: gas
    verb (gases, gassing, gassed)
    1. To kill with poisonous gas
      1. Noun, gas
      2. To talk, chat.
      3. To emit gas
      The battery cell was gassing.

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