HyperDic: gaseous

English > 1 sense of the word gaseous:
ADJECTIVEallgaseousexisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas
gaseous > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > gaseous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas.
Example"steam is water is the gaseous state"
Attribute ofstate 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)
Narroweraeriform, airlikeresembling air or having the form of air
aerosolized, aerosolisedIn the form of ultramicroscopic solid or liquid particles dispersed or suspended in air or gas
evaporatedDrawn off in the form of vapor
gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilisedconverted into a gas or vapor
gassyresembling gas
vaporific, vapourific, vaporish, vapourish, vaporous, vapourousresembling or characteristic of vapor
OppositeliquidExisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a liquid / liquid
solidOf definite shape and volume
Nounsgasthe state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by
gasa fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
gaseousnesshaving the consistency of a gas

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