Definition of GAS

noun : GAS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 6. (

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

verb : GAS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes" ;

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