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gassed (See gas)


1 the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
2 a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
3 a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines [syn: gasoline, gasolene, petrol]
4 a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal [syn: flatulence, flatulency]
5 a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas" [syn: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, throttle, gun]
6 a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes [syn: natural gas]


1 attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
2 show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade] [also: gassing, gasses, gassed, gasses (pl)]

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  1. past of gas

Extensive Definition

Gas may refer to:

Science and technology: gases and liquids

Science and technology: other meanings

Biological effects


Other uses

As an acronym

GAS may stand for:

See also

gassed in Bulgarian: Газ (пояснение)
gassed in Welsh: Nwy (gwahaniaethu)
gassed in German: GAS
gassed in Esperanto: GAS
gassed in Basque: Gas (argipena)
gassed in Italian: GAS
gassed in Dutch: Gas
gassed in Japanese: GAS
gassed in Polish: Gaz (ujednoznacznienie)
gassed in Romanian: Gaz (dezambiguizare)
gassed in Russian: Газ (значения)
gassed in Swedish: Gas (olika betydelser)
gassed in Ukrainian: Газ (значення)
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