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gas

verb [T]
 
 
/ɡæs/ ( present participle gassing, past tense and past participle gassed)
to poison or kill someone with gasMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
Translations of “gas”
in Chinese (Traditional) 毒, 用毒氣殺死, 用毒氣殺傷…
in Russian отравить газом…
in Turkish gazla zehirlemek/öldürmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毒, 用毒气杀死, 用毒气杀伤…
in Polish zagazować…
(Definition of gas verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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