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  Definition of gas
  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
  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
  7. show off
  8. attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
Similar Words: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, throttle, gun, flatulence, flatulency, gasoline, gasolene, petrol, natural gas, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade

 

Hyponyms: leaded gasoline, napalm, unleaded gasoline, atmosphere, noble gas, inert gas, argonon, chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17, fluorine, F, atomic number 9, hydrogen, H, atomic number 1, nitrogen, N, atomic number 7, oxygen, O, atomic number 8, butane, propane, afterdamp, firedamp, arsine, nitrogen dioxide, nitric oxide, blow gas, blowing gas, butylene, butene, cyanogen, exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes, air, compressed gas, ethylene, ethene, producer gas, air gas, formaldehyde, methanal, greenhouse gas, greenhouse emission, liquefied petroleum gas, bottled gas, water gas, ideal gas, perfect gas, inhalant, methane, ozone, phosgene, phosphine, poison gas, propylene, propene, mephitis, sewer gas, sublimate, sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxide, tear gas, teargas, lacrimator, lachrymator, puff, gloat, triumph, crow

 

Substance Meronyms: gasohol

 

Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, airplane, aeroplane, plane

 

Derivational Morphology: choke, throttle, accelerate, speed, speed up, gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify, brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade, bragger, braggart, boaster, blowhard, line-shooter, vaunter, vaunt, braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontade, bravado, loudmouth, blusterer, boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation, gassing

 

Anagrams: GSA, sag

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 气体 and 汽油   Croatian: plin  
Dutch: benzine and gas   Finnish: bensiini and kaasu  
Frisian: gas   German: Benzin and Gas  
Hebrew: גז and דלק   Interlingua: gas (1) and gasolina  
Italian: benzina and gas   Japanese: ガソリン and 気体  
Latvian: gāze   Polish: benzyna and gaz  
Portuguese: gasolina and gás   Slovak: benzín and plyn  
Swedish: gas  
 
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