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
a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.