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 (găs′ē-əs, găsh′əs)
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.
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Noun1.gaseousness - having the consistency of a gas
bubbliness, frothiness, effervescence - the property of giving off bubbles
foaminess - the property of being foamy
consistency, eubstance, consistence, body - the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
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