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Gas

Gas

WordNet



noun


(1)   A pedal that controls the throttle valve
"He stepped on the gas"
(2)   A state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
(3)   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
(4)   A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
(5)   A fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
(6)   A fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

verb


(7)   Show off
(8)   Attack with gas; subject to gas fumes
"The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"