Translation of "gas" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɡæs/

A2 [ no plural ] a substance in a form that is like air and is used for cooking and burning

a gas cooker

a substance in a form that is like air and not solid or liquid

poisonous gases

[ no plural ] US also gasoline uk /ˈɡæs·əl·iːn/ /ˌɡæs·əˈlin/, UK petrol a liquid fuel used in cars

a tank of gas

(Translation of “gas” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ɡӕs/

a substance like air

Oxygen, Hydrogen and other gases.

any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc

(also adjective) a gas stove.

a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.


a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc

The police used tear gas to control the riot.
gaseous /ˈɡӕsiəs/ adjective

of or like (a) gas

a gaseous substance.
gasify /ˈɡæsiˌfai/ verb (past tense, past participle gasified)

(chemistry, physics) to become or convert into a gas

Wood is gasified when it is heated to a temperature greater than 450°C.
gasification /ˌɡæsifiˈkeiʃən/ noun

gassy adjective

full of gas

gassy lemonade.
gassiness noun

estado gaseoso
gas chamber noun

a room in which people are killed by means of gas

cámara de gas
Many people were sent to the gas chamber in World War II.
gas mask noun

something which is used to cover the face to prevent a person breathing poisonous gas

careta antigás
He was wearing a gas mask.
gas meter noun

an instrument which measures the amount of gas which is used

contador de gas
A man came to check the gas meter this afternoon.
gasoline /ˈɡӕsəliːn/ noun ( gasolene)

(American) petrol

gas station noun

(American) a petrol station.

gasworks noun singular

a place where gas is made

fábrica de gas
The town gasworks is rather an ugly building.

(Translation of “gas” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)