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Synonyms for gas

fumes

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petrol

Synonyms for gas

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

Synonyms for gas

the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity

a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum

a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

a fossil fuel in the gaseous state

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attack with gas

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Thus, the balloon can neither ascend or descend, except within very narrow limits, and its resources, either in gas or ballast, remain comparatively unimpaired.
I did not wish, however, to lose gas at so early a period of the adventure, and so concluded to ascend for the present.
We have an abundance of gas to take us across this small pond, even should the voyage last three weeks.
These phenomena were occasioned by the expansion of the gas, through increase of heat in the atmosphere, and the consequent disruption of the minute particles of ice with which the network had become encrusted during the night.
But the doctor, in carrying out a project known only to himself, resolved to fill his balloon only one-half; and, since he had to carry forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas, to give his balloon nearly double capacity he arranged it in that elongated, oval shape which has come to be preferred.
This arrangement offered the advantage, that if gas had to be let off, so as to descend, that which was in the outer balloon would go first; and, were it completely emptied, the smaller one would still remain intact.
This gummy, resinous substance is absolutely water-proof, and also resists acids and gas perfectly.
Then we shall dole the gas out as it is urgently needed.
It was panelled, but it was dark and evil-smelling, and how we should have found our way even to the stairs but for an unwholesome jet of yellow gas in the hall, I cannot myself imagine.
Mrs Verloc had fallen asleep with the lamp (no gas was laid upstairs) turned up full on the table by the side of the bed.
The process by which bacterial enzymes break down substances and release gas.
Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) is a municipal utility that provides water and natural gas services to the Omaha, NE metropolitan area.
The role of the gas in gas-assist molding is expanding to include cooling enhancement in addition to the mechanical coring function.
But it is the underground geology that makes Aliso Canyon a perfect natural gas tank.