NounGas (countable and uncountable; plural Gases)
- (uncountable, chemistry) Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.
- A lot of gas had escaped from the cylinder.
- (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.
- The atmosphere is made up of a number of different gases.
- (uncountable) A flammable gaseous hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture (typically predominantly methane) used as a fuel, e.g. for cooking, heating, electricity generation or as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles.
- Gas-fired power stations have largely replaced coal-burning ones.
- (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.
- She turned the gas on, put the potatoes on, then lit the oven.
- (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.
- My tummy hurts so bad, I have gas.
- (slang) A humorous or entertaining event or person.
- He is such a gas!
- (baseball) A fastball.
- The closer threw him nothing but gas.
- (state of matter): vapor / vapour
- (digestive process): wind, fart (when gas is released) (US, slang)
- (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it.
- The cops are coming. Gas it!
- (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel
Gas (not comparable)
- (Irish, colloquial) comical, zany.
- Mary's new boyfriend is a gas man.
- It was gas when the bird flew into the classroom.
- This is common in speech, but rarely used in writing.
Adjectives for Gas
illuminating; foul; lethal; vivifying; incandescent; subtle; insidious; continuous; nebulous; congealed; fermenting; beneficent; transmuted; superseded; liquefied; mystery; deadly; noxious; injurious; rarefied; offensive; healthful.
Verbs for Gas
accumulate—; battle—; bottle—; burn—; develop—; exhale—; guard against—; inhale—; isolate—; overcome by—; saturate with—; —asphyxiates; —emerges; — escapes; —expands; —flows; —fouls; — lifts; —poisons; —rises; —seeps in; —fuels.
acetylene, advance against, advance upon, aerodynamics, air, alcohol, ammonia, argon, asphyxiating gas, atmosphere, avgas, babble, babblement, baloney, bavardage, bear down upon, belch, benzine, best seller, bibble-babble, big hit, big talk, bilge, blab, blabber, blah, blah-blah, blather, blether, blethers, bop, bosh, brilliant success, briquette, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunker, bunkum, burnable, burp, butane, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, carbon, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, cater, charcoal, chat, chatter, chitter-chatter, chlorine, clack, clatter, coal, coal gas, coal oil, coke, combustible, counterattack, crap, crude, crude oil, dither, dope, drive, drivel, drool, electricity, eructation, ethane, ethanol, ether, ethyl, ethyl gas, ethylene, fad, fancy talk, fart, feed, fill up, fine talk, fireball, firing, fish story, flammable, flammable material, flank, flapdoodle, flatulence, flatulency, flatuosity, flatus, fluid, fluorine, forage, formaldehyde, fossil oil, fuel, fuel additive, fuel dope, gab, gabble, gas carbon, gas up, gasoline, gasser, gibber, gibble-gabble, go on, gossip, great success, guff, gup, gush, halogen gas, haver, helium, heptane, hexane, hiccup, high-octane gas, high-test, highfalutin, highfaluting, hit, hogwash, hokum, hooey, hot air, hydrogen, idle talk, illuminant, illuminating gas, inert gas, infiltrate, inflammable, inflammable material, isooctane, jabber, jaw, jazz, jet fuel, kerosene, killing, krypton, launch an attack, lead-free gas, lewisite, light source, low-lead gas, luminant, malarkey, march against, march upon, marsh gas, mere talk, meteoric success, methane, methanol, momentary success, moonshine, motor oil, mount an attack, mustard gas, natter, natural gas, neon, nitrogen, nonsense talk, octane, oil, open an offensive, oxygen, ozone, palaver, paraffin, patter, peat, pentane, petrol, petroleum, piffle, pneumatics, poison gas, poppycock, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, premium gas, prittle-prattle, propane, propellant, provender, provision, purvey, push, radon, ramble on, rattle, rattle on, reel off, regular, resounding triumph, riot, roaring success, rock oil, rocket fuel, rot, run on, scat, sell, sensation, sewer gas, shit, smash, smash hit, spout, spout off, strike, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tall story, tall talk, thrust, tittle-tattle, tommyrot, top off, tripe, triumph, turf, twaddle, twattle, vapor, victual, waffle, wind, wow, xenon, yak, yakkety-yak
Shortened from gasoline.
Confer slang term "a gas", above.
- The translations below need to be checked.
Gas n. (plural gassen)
Gas m. (plural gases)
- (gas): vapor
- gas (state of matter)
- IPA: [ɡasˠ]
- First declension
Forms with the definite article:
| Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- benzina (petroleum)
- IPA: /ɡâːs/
gȃs m. (Cyrillic spelling га̑с)
- (chiefly Bosnia, Serbia or colloquial) gas (state of matter)
- gas (as fuel for combustion engines
- (figuratively) acceleration
- dȁti gȃs - “give gas”: accelerate
- gas pedal, accelerator
- (gaseous state of matter): plȋn (Croatian)
- gas; a state of matter
- gas; a compound or element in such a state
- gas; gaseous fuels
- (plural only: gaser) gas; waste gas
- ge gas / ge mer gas / gasa. To accelerate a motor vehicle.
- ha gaser
- IPA: /ɡas/