Definitions of gas:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
  • noun:   a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes
  • noun:   a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  • noun:   a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
  • noun:   a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    Example: "He stepped on the gas"
  • verb:   attack with gas; subject to gas fumes
    Example: "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
  • verb:   show off

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