Definitions for gas

Definitions for (noun) gas

Main entry: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun

Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve

Usage: he stepped on the gas

Main entry: gas, flatulence, flatulency

Definition: a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

Main entry: gas, gaseous state

Definition: 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

Main entry: gas, gasolene, gasoline, petrol

Definition: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

Main entry: gas

Definition: a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

Main entry: natural gas, gas

Definition: a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

Definitions for (verb) gas

Main entry: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off

Main entry: gas

Definition: attack with gas; subject to gas fumes

Usage: The despot gassed the rebellious tribes

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