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Definitions of gas:

part of speech: noun

Aeriform matter.

part of speech: noun

A thin fluid, like air, capable of indefinite expansion, but usually convertible by compression and cold into a liquid.

Usage examples for gas:

  • Before the fire- place, re- reading the already- known newspaper by the light of one gas jet, sat Johnny Gillat. "The Good Comrade", Una L. Silberrad
  • You will let the gas alone, if you please. "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner
  • He glanced at Jethro sitting motionless by the window, and in his heart he feared him: he had come into that room when the gas was low, afraid. "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill

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A resinous exudation from a shrub of Southern Europe, Cistus ladaniferus, and C. creticus, formerly employed as a stomachic and in the treatment of dysentery, and by fumigation in bronchitis. ...