Synonyms

1. gas-discharge_lamp

noun. an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube.

Synonyms

  • electric-discharge lamp

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Words that Rhyme with Laughing Gas

  • middle-class
  • smartass
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  • forecasts
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  • impasse
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  • alsace
  • plasse
  • plass
  • plas
  • morass
  • krass
  • kras
  • klass
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  • harass
  • grasse
  • grass
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  • glass
  • glas
  • crass
  • class
  • brass

Example sentences of the word laughing-gas


1. Noun Phrase
Adding nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to your fuel system can increase horsepower and speed.

2. Noun Phrase
Nitrous oxide, better known as laughing gas, has an anesthetic effect.

3. Noun Phrase
You may know it as "laughing gas," used for sedation at the dentist's office.

Quotes containing the word laughing-gas


1. William James describes a man who got the experience from laughing-gas; whenever he was under its influence, he knew the secret of the universe, but when he came to, he had forgotten it. At last, with immense effort, he wrote down the secret before the vision had faded. When completely recovered, he rushed to see what he had written. It was: "A smell of petroleum prevails throughout*es describes a man who got the experience from laughing-gas; whenever he was under its influence, he knew the secret of the universe, but when he came to, he had forgotten it. At last, with immense effort, he wrote down the secret before the vision had faded. When completely recovered, he rushed to see what he had written. It was: "A smell of petroleum prevails throughout.
*- Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy


2. laughing

adjective. ['ˈlæfɪŋ'] showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness.

Synonyms

  • happy

Antonyms

  • unhappiness
  • sad

3. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] 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.

Synonyms

  • gaseous state
  • state

Antonyms

  • stay
  • impure
  • defeat

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

4. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely.

Synonyms

  • bottled gas
  • propylene
  • blowing gas
  • afterdamp
  • inert gas
  • butene
  • greenhouse gas
  • phosphine
  • hydrogen
  • teargas
  • butane
  • butylene
  • nitrogen
  • producer gas
  • blow gas
  • ozone
  • atomic number 8
  • propene
  • air
  • atmosphere
  • atomic number 9
  • poison gas
  • Cl
  • fluorine
  • ideal gas
  • N
  • nitrogen dioxide
  • sewer gas
  • cyanogen
  • mephitis
  • atomic number 1
  • fumes
  • propane
  • arsine
  • exhaust
  • formaldehyde
  • lachrymator
  • compressed gas
  • tear gas
  • fluid
  • firedamp
  • chlorine
  • methanal
  • inhalant
  • liquefied petroleum gas
  • ethylene
  • nitric oxide
  • noble gas
  • sulfur dioxide
  • H
  • ethene
  • phosgene
  • water gas
  • oxygen
  • F
  • atomic number 7
  • argonon
  • O
  • sulphur dioxide
  • atomic number 17
  • sublimate
  • greenhouse emission
  • lacrimator
  • methane
  • perfect gas
  • air gas

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • come

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

5. gas

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

Synonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • leaded petrol
  • unleaded gasoline
  • gasohol
  • napalm
  • gasolene
  • fuel
  • unleaded petrol
  • petrol
  • hydrocarbon

Antonyms

  • unleaded gasoline
  • beginning
  • failure
  • complain

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

6. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal.

Synonyms

  • physiological condition
  • flatulence
  • physiological state
  • flatulency

Antonyms

  • unchangeable
  • nondisposable
  • gaseous
  • solid

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

7. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • foot lever
  • auto
  • car
  • accelerator
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • gun
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • anticyclone
  • cyclone
  • refresh
  • fill

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

8. gas

verb. ['ˈgæs'] attack with gas; subject to gas fumes.

Synonyms

  • attack
  • teargas

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • inferior
  • dissatisfaction

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

9. gas

verb. ['ˈgæs'] show off.

Synonyms

  • shoot a line
  • blow
  • crow
  • hyperbolize
  • puff
  • hyperbolise
  • tout
  • overstate
  • gasconade
  • boast
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • bluster
  • amplify
  • overdraw
  • swash
  • brag
  • vaunt
  • gloat

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • lack
  • decrease
  • reduce

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)

10. gas

noun. ['ˈgæs'] a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes.

Synonyms

  • methane
  • fossil fuel

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • depress
  • plain

Etymology

  • gas (Dutch)
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