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Definition of gas:

  1. A complex mixture of gases, of which the most important constituents are marsh gas, olefiant gas, and hydrogen, artificially produced by the destructive distillation of gas coal, or sometimes of peat, wood, oil, resin, etc. It gives a brilliant light when burned, and is the common gas used for illuminating purposes.
  2. An aeriform fluid; - a term used at first by chemists as synonymous with air, but since restricted to fluids supposed to be permanently elastic, as oxygen, hydrogen, etc.
  3. Any irrespirable aeriform fluid.
  4. Gasoline.
  5. Laughing gas.
  6. to expose to a poisonous or noxious gas
  7. To impregnate with gas; as, to gas lime with chlorine in the manufacture of bleaching powder.
  8. To singe, as in a gas flame, so as to remove loose fibers; as, to gas thread.

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