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gas·e·ous

 (găs′ē-əs, găsh′əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or existing as a gas.
2. Lacking substance or concreteness; tenuous or indefinite.
3. Full of or containing gas; gassy.

gas′e·ous·ness n.

gaseous

(ˈɡæsɪəs; -ʃəs; -ʃɪəs; ˈɡeɪ-)
adj
(General Physics) of, concerned with, or having the characteristics of a gas
ˈgaseousness n

gas•e•ous

(ˈgæs i əs, ˈgæʃ əs)

adj.
1. existing in the state of a gas; not solid or liquid.
2. pertaining to or having the characteristics of gas.
3. Informal. lacking firmness or solidity; uncertain; not definite.
[1790–1800]
gas′e•ous•ness, gas•e′i•ty (-ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
liquid - existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances"
solid - of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
Translations
غازي
plynný
gasagtig
gáznemû
gaskenndur
plynný
gaz gibigazlı

gaseous

[ˈgæsɪəs] ADJgaseoso

gaseous

[ˈgæsiəs] adjgazeux/eusegas fire n (British)radiateur m à gazgas-fired [ˌgæsˈfaɪərd] adjau gazgas-fired central heating nchauffage m central au gazgas gauge n (US) [car] → jauge f d'essencegas guzzler gas-guzzler n (US)voiture f qui consomme beaucoup d'essence

gaseous

adjgasförmig

gaseous

[ˈgæsɪəs] adjgassoso/a

gas

(gӕs) noun
1. a substance like air. Oxygen is a gas.
2. any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc.
3. a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.
4. a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc. The police used tear gas to control the riot.
verbpast tense, past participle gassed
to poison or kill (a person or animal) with gas. He was gassed during World War I.
gaseous (ˈgӕsiəs) adjective
of or like (a) gas. a gaseous substance.
ˈgassy adjective
full of gas. gassy lemonade.
ˈgassiness noun
gas chamber
a room in which people are killed by means of gas. Many people were sent to the gas chamber in World War II.
gas mask
something which is used to cover the face to prevent a person breathing poisonous gas.
gas meter
an instrument which measures the amount of gas which is used.
gasoline, gasolene (ˈgӕsəliːn) noun
(American. also gas) petrol.
gas station
(American) a petrol station.
ˈgasworks noun singular
a place where gas is made. The gasworks is rather an ugly building.

gas·e·ous

a. gaseoso-a, rel. a o de la naturaleza del gas.
References in classic literature ?
These canisters smashed on striking the ground--they did not explode--and incontinently disengaged an enormous volume of heavy, inky vapour, coiling and pour- ing upward in a huge and ebony cumulus cloud, a gaseous hill that sank and spread itself slowly over the surrounding country.
It was heavy, this vapour, heavier than the densest smoke, so that, after the first tumultuous uprush and outflow of its impact, it sank down through the air and poured over the ground in a manner rather liquid than gaseous, abandoning the hills, and streaming into the valleys and ditches and watercourses even as I have heard the carbonic-acid gas that pours from volcanic clefts is wont to do.
None whatever," said Barbicane, "and the proof is, that the moon has preserved no trace of the gaseous envelope which always accompanies comets.
But," continued Nicholl, "Before becoming the earth's satellite, could not the moon, when in her perihelion, pass so near the sun as by evaporation to get rid of all those gaseous substances?
In fact, he would have perceived this sun, as yet in the gaseous state, and composed of moving molecules, revolving round its axis in order to accomplish its work of concentration.
Hammerfield," as Ernest once said, "has succeeded in modifying his metaphysics so as to give God's sanction to the Iron Heel, and also to include much worship of beauty and to reduce to an invisible wraith the gaseous vertebrate described by Haeckel--the difference between Dr.
Presently there was only a small super-heated core of gaseous matter remaining within a huge vacant interior left by the contraction of the cooling gases.
But the under surfaces of the huge masses of agitated vapor, as well as all terrestrial objects immediately around us, were glowing in the unnatural light of a faintly luminous and distinctly visible gaseous exhalation which hung about and enshrouded the mansion.
The atmosphere felt oppressively close, and was tainted with gaseous odors which had been tormented forth by the processes of science.
Soon they through dim, bewildering mediums saw her sidelong fading phantom, as in the gaseous Fata Morgana; only the uppermost masts out of water; while fixed by infatuation, or fidelity, or fate, to their once lofty perches, the pagan harpooneers still maintained their sinking lookouts on the sea.
Here it returns to its gaseous, one had almost written sagacious, state and climbs to work afresh.
The amount of polluting solids was 20,250 tons, gaseous and liquid substances - 32,580 tons, the Committee said.