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gas·sy

 (găs′ē)
adj. gas·si·er, gas·si·est
1. Containing or full of gas.
2. Resembling gas.
3. Slang Bombastic or boastful.
4.
a. Flatulent.
b. Causing flatulence: gassy foods.

gas′si·ness n.
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gassy

(ˈɡæsɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
1. filled with, containing, or resembling gas
2. informal full of idle or vapid talk
ˈgassiness n
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gas•sy

(ˈgæs i)

adj. -si•er, -si•est.
1. full of or containing gas.
2. resembling gas.
3. flatulent.
4. Slang. given to idle, empty talk.
[1750–60]
gas′si•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gassy - resembling gas
gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
2.gassy - suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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Translations
غازيّ
šumivý
brusendekulsyreholdig
szénsavas
fullur af gasi/gosi
gaz dolugazlı

gassy

[ˈgæsɪ] ADJ (gassier (compar) (gassiest (superl))) → gaseoso
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gassy

[ˈgæsi] adj [drink] → gazeux/eusegas tank n (US)réservoir m d'essencegas tap n
[cooker] → bouton m (de cuisinière à gaz)
(on pipe)robinet m à or du gaz
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gassy

adj (+er)
(Sci) → gasförmig; it smells gassyes riecht nach Gas
(inf) persongeschwätzig
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gassy

[ˈgæsɪ] adj (usu pej) → troppo gassato/a
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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.
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I learned, for instance, how long it takes food to digest, how waves of motion in the gut move your stools along (when this happens quickly, you'll get cramps) and that gassiness can cause reflux and vomiting (symptoms I'd also experienced).
I learned, for instance, how long it takes food to digest, how waves of motion in the gut move your stools along (when this happens quickly you'll get cramps) and that gassiness can cause reflux and vomiting (symptoms I'd also experienced).
The researchers discovered that sheep pass the trait for gassiness from parent to offspring.
Bloating, gassiness, rumbling, and discomfort are agonistic "meetings-with," affective, bodily entanglements among body, microbes, food, nutrients, and other materials.
Some of these include stomach upsets, cramps and gassiness.
It's easier to digest for the baby than formula milk; hence, it causes less gassiness or intestinal colic in the babies;