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gas

noun /ɡӕs/
a substance like air
gas
Oxygen, Hydrogen and other gases.
any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc
gas
(also adjective) a gas stove.
a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.
anestesia
a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc
gas
The police used tear gas to control the riot.
gaseous /ˈɡӕsiəs/ adjective of or like (a) gas
gaseoso
a gaseous substance.
gasify /ˈɡæsiˌfai/ verb ( past tense, past participle gasified) (chemistry, physics) to become or convert into a gas
gasificar
Wood is gasified when it is heated to a temperature greater than 450°C.
gasification /ˌɡæsifiˈkeiʃən/ noun
gasificación
gassy adjective full of gas
gaseoso
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
gasolina
gas station noun (American) a petrol station.
gasolinera
gasworks noun singular a place where gas is made
fábrica de gas
The town gasworks is rather an ugly building.
(Definition of gas from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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