HyperDic: gas

English > 8 senses of the word gas:
NOUNstategas, gaseous statethe state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by
substancegasa fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
substancegas, gasoline, gasolene, petrola volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum
stategas, flatulence, flatulencya state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
artifactgas, accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, throttle, guna pedal that controls the throttle valve
substancegas, natural gasa fossil fuel in the gaseous state
VERBcompetitiongasattack with gas
communicationgas, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
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English > gas: 8 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density / 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.
Synonymgaseous state
Broaderstate of matter, state(chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids / liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)
Spanishestado gaseoso, gas
Catalangas
Adjectivesgaseousexisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas
gassyresembling gas
Verbsgasifyturn into gas
English > gas: 8 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely.
NarrowerafterdampA toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
airA mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing
arsineA poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare
atmosphereThe envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
blow gas, blowing gasThe gas leaving a generator during a blow period
butaneOccurs in natural gas
butylene, buteneAny of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8
chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17A common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
compressed gasgas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant
cyanogenA colorless toxic gas with a pungent almond odor
ethylene, etheneA flammable colorless gaseous alkene
exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumesgases ejected from an engine as waste products
firedampA mixture of gases (mostly methane) that form in coal mines and become explosive when mixed with air
fluorine, F, atomic number 9A nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens
formaldehyde, methanalA colorless poisonous gas
greenhouse gas, greenhouse emissionA gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
hydrogen, H, atomic number 1A nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas
ideal gas, perfect gasA hypothetical gas with molecules of negligible size that exert no intermolecular forces
inhalantSomething that is inhaled
liquefied petroleum gas, bottled gashydrocarbon gases, usually propane or butane, kept under pressure
mephitisA poisonous or foul smelling gas emitted from the earth
methaneA colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
nitric oxideA poisonous red-brown gas (NO)
nitrogen, N, atomic number 7A common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas
nitrogen dioxideA highly poisonous brown gas (NO2)
noble gas, inert gas, argononAny of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
oxygen, O, atomic number 8A nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas
ozoneA colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water
phosgeneA colorless poisonous gas that smells like new-mown hay
phosphineA colorless gas with a strong fishy smell
poison gasA gas that is poisonous to breath or contact
producer gas, air gasA gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogen
propanecolorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum
propylene, propeneA flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum
sewer gasfoul-smelling gas that forms in sewers
sublimateThe product of vaporization of a solid
sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxideA colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes
tear gas, teargas, lacrimator, lachrymatorA gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them
water gasA mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with small amounts of other gases
Broaderfluidcontinuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container
Spanishgas
Catalangas
Adjectivesgaseousexisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas
Verbsgasifyturn into gas
English > gas: 8 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines.
Synonymsgasoline, gasolene, petrol
Narrowerleaded gasoline, leaded petrolgasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks
napalmgasoline jelled with aluminum soaps
unleaded gasoline, unleaded petrolgasoline that has not been treated with a lead compound
BroaderfuelA substance that can be consumed to produce energy
hydrocarbonAn organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
Substance ofgasoholA gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn
Spanishbencina, gas, gasolene, gasolina, petróleo
Catalanbenzina, gas, gasolene, gasolina
Verbsgasifyturn into gas
English > gas: 8 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal.
Synonymsflatulence, flatulency
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishflatulencia
Catalanflatulència
Adjectivesgassysuffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
English > gas: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA pedal that controls the throttle valve.
Example"he stepped on the gas"
Synonymsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, throttle, gun
Part ofairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Broaderpedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot leverA lever that is operated with the foot
Spanishacelerador, chala, chancla, chancleta, chola, gas
Catalanaccelerador, gas
English > gas: 8 senses > noun 6, substance
MeaningA fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes.
Synonymnatural gas
Broaderfossil fuelfuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
SubstancesmethaneA colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
Spanishgas natural
Catalangas natural
Verbsgasifyturn into gas
English > gas: 8 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningattack with gas; subject to gas fumes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
Narrowerteargasattack with teargas
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishgasear
Nounsgassingthe deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas
English > gas: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se

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