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3 letters words from 'gas'

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2 letters words from 'gas'

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Definitions and meaning of gas

gas

Pronunciation

  • enPR: găs, IPA(key): /ɡæs/
  • Rhymes: -æs

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Dutch gas [1650s], coined by chemist Jan Baptist van Helmont. Probably derived from Dutch chaos (chaos), from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos, chasm, void, empty space); perhaps inspired by geest (breath, vapour, spirit).

Noun

gas (countable and uncountable, plural gases or gasses)

  1. (uncountable, chemistry) Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or in a bubble of liquid) (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.
    Synonym: vapor / vapour
  2. (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.
  3. (uncountable) A flammable gaseous hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture (typically predominantly methane) used as a fuel, e.g. for cooking, heating, electricity generation or as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles.
  4. (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.
  5. (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.
  6. (slang) A humorous or entertaining event or person.
  7. (slang) Frothy talk; chatter.
  8. (baseball) A fastball.
  9. (medicine, colloquial) Arterial or venous blood gas.
  10. (slang, uncountable) Marijuana, typically of high quality.
Synonyms
  • (digestive process): wind, fart (when gas is released) (US, slang)
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • fluid
  • liquid
  • solid

Verb

gas (third-person singular simple present gases or gasses, present participle gassing, simple past and past participle gassed)

  1. (transitive) To kill with poisonous gas.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To talk in a boastful or vapid way; chatter.
    • 1955, C. S. Lewis, The Magician's Nephew, Collins, 1998, Chapter 3,
      "Well don't keep on gassing about it," said Digory.
  3. (transitive, slang) To impose upon by talking boastfully.
  4. (intransitive) To emit gas.
  5. (transitive) To impregnate with gas.
  6. (transitive) To singe, as in a gas flame, so as to remove loose fibers.
Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of gasoline.

Noun

gas (countable and uncountable, plural gases or gasses)

  1. (uncountable, US) Gasoline; a derivative of petroleum used as fuel.
    Synonyms: gasoline (US), petrol (British); see also Thesaurus:petroleum
  2. (US) Gas pedal.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

gas (third-person singular simple present gases or gasses, present participle gassing, simple past and past participle gassed)

  1. (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it.
    Synonyms: step on the gas, en, hit the gas
  2. (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel.
    Synonym: refuel
Derived terms
  • gas and dash
  • gas up
Translations

Etymology 3

Compare the slang usage of "a gas", above.

Adjective

gas (comparative gasser, superlative gassest)

  1. (Ireland, colloquial) comical, zany; fun, amusing

Anagrams

  • AGS, AGs, Ags., GSA, SAG, SGA, sag

Afrikaans

Etymology 1

From Dutch gast.

Noun

gas (plural gaste)

  1. guest

Etymology 2

From Dutch gas.

Noun

gas (plural gasse)

  1. gas (substance in gaseous phase)

Basque

Noun

gas inan

  1. gas

Declension

Derived terms

  • gaseoso

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈɡas/

Noun

gas m (plural gasos)

  1. gas

Derived terms

Related terms

  • gasificar
  • gasolina

Further reading

  • “gas” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “gas” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “gas” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “gas” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑs/
  • Hyphenation: gas
  • Rhymes: -ɑs

Etymology 1

Coined by chemist Van Helmont. Perhaps inspired by geest (breath, vapour, spirit) or by chaos (chaos), from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos, chasm, void).

Noun

gas n (plural gassen, diminutive gasje n)

  1. gas
  2. liquefied petroleum gas
    Synonyms: autogas, LPG
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: gas
  • English: gas
  • French: gaz
  • German: Gas
  • West Frisian: gas

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch gasse (unpaved street), from Middle High German gazze, from Old High German gazza, from Proto-Germanic *gatwǭ.

Noun

gas f (plural gassen, diminutive gasje n)

  1. unpaved street

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

gas

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gassen
  2. imperative of gassen

Galician

Noun

gas m (plural gases)

  1. gas
    Synonym: vapor

Derived terms

  • gas nobre

Related terms

  • gasoso

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaːs/
  • Rhymes: -aːs

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Dutch gas.

Noun

gas n (genitive singular gass, nominative plural gös)

  1. gas (state of matter)
Declension
Derived terms
  • táragas

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French gaze.

Noun

gas n (genitive singular gass, no plural)

  1. gauze
Declension
Derived terms
  • gasbleia

Anagrams

  • sag

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch gas (gas), a term coined by chemist Jan Baptist van Helmont. Perhaps inspired by geest (breath, vapour, spirit) or by chaos (chaos), from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos, chasm, void).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡas]
  • Hyphenation: gas

Noun

gas (plural, first-person possessive gasku, second-person possessive gasmu, third-person possessive gasnya)

  1. gas,
    1. (chemistry, physics) Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or in a bubble of liquid) (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.
    2. A flammable gaseous hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture (typically predominantly methane) used as a fuel, e.g. for cooking, heating, electricity generation or as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles.

Derived terms

Compounds

Further reading

  • “gas” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Interlingua

Noun

gas (plural gases)

  1. gas

Irish

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA(key): [ɡɑsˠ]
  • (Connacht, Ulster) IPA(key): [ɡasˠ]

Noun

gas m (genitive singular gais, nominative plural gais or gasa)

  1. stalk, stem
  2. sprig, shoot, frond
  3. (figurative) stripling; scion

Declension

Derived terms

Mutation

Further reading

  • "gas" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “gas” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “gas” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian

Noun

gas m (uncountable)

  1. gas (state of matter, petroleum)
  2. carbon dioxide (in fizzy drinks)
  3. petrol
    Synonym: benzina
  4. poison gas

Related terms

Further reading

  • gas in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin

Etymology

Coined by chemist Jan Baptist van Helmont (appearing in his Ortus Medicinae as an invariable noun).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɡas/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ɡas/

Noun

gas n (genitive gasis); third declension

  1. (physics) gas (state of matter)
    Synonyms: gasum, gasium

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).


Norman

Etymology

From Old French gars, nominative singular form of garçon.

Noun

gas m (plural gas)

  1. (Jersey) chap

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From French gaze

Noun

gas m (definite singular gasen, indefinite plural gaser, definite plural gasene)

  1. gauze

See also

  • gass
  • gås

References

  • “gas” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From French gaze

Noun

gas m (definite singular gasen, indefinite plural gasar, definite plural gasane)

  1. gauze

See also

  • gass
  • gås

References

  • “gas” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • gōs

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *gans, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₂éns.

Noun

gās f

  1. a goose

Declension


Descendants

  • Low German: Goos

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse gás, from Proto-Germanic *gans.

Noun

gās f

  1. goose

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: gås

Rohingya

Etymology

From Sanskrit.

Noun

gas

  1. tree

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡâːs/

Noun

gȃs m (Cyrillic spelling га̑с)

  1. (chiefly Bosnia, Serbia or colloquial) gas (state of matter)
    Synonym: plȋn (Croatian)
  2. gas (as fuel for combustion engines)
  3. (figurative) acceleration
    • dȁti gȃs - “give gas”: accelerate
  4. gas pedal, accelerator

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch gas, coined by Belgian chemist Jan Baptist van Helmont. Perhaps inspired by Middle Dutch gheest (Modern Dutch geest (breath, vapour, spirit), or from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos, chasm, void).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡas/

Noun

gas m (plural gases)

  1. gas (matter between liquid and plasma)
  2. gas (an element or compound in such a state)
  3. gas (flammable gas used for combustion)
  4. (in the plural) gas (waste gases trapped in one's belly)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • gasolina

Further reading

  • “gas” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Anagrams

  • ags, Ags

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

gas c

  1. gas; a state of matter
  2. gas; a compound or element in such a state
  3. gas; gaseous fuels
  4. (plural only: gaser) gas; waste gas

Declension

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • ags, asg

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡaːs/

Verb

gas

  1. Soft mutation of cas.

Mutation


West Frisian

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch gas.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔs/

Noun

gas n (plural gassen)

  1. gas

Further reading

  • “gas”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Westrobothnian

Pronunciation 1

  • IPA(key): /ɡjäːs/

Noun

gas n

  1. Romping, cry (of joy.)
Related terms

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA(key): /ɡoːs/, /ɡɒːs/, /ɡɑːs/

Noun

gas f

  1. Goose.
  2. A round piece of butter with a depression created with the thumb.
  3. = klening m
Derived terms

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a state of matter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)