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Overview of noun gas

The noun gas has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (15) gas, gaseous state

(the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container)

2. (13) gas

(a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely)

3. (7) gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol

(a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines)

4. (1) flatulence, flatulency, gas

(a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal)

5. (1) accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun

(a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas")

6. natural gas, gas

(a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes)


Overview of noun ga

The noun ga has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tabun, GA

(the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare)

2. gallium, Ga, atomic number 31

(a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores)

3. Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA

(a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)


Overview of verb gas

The verb gas has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) gas

(attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes")

2. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade

(show off)

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