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Definition

[n] a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
[n] a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes
[n] a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
[n] the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
[n] a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
[n] a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
[v] show off
[v] attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"

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