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gaseous

adjective gas·eous \ˈga-sē-əs, ˈga-shəs\

: having the form of gas

Full Definition of GASEOUS

1
:  having the form of or being gas; also :  of or relating to gases
2
a :  lacking substance or solidity
b :  gassy 3 <trick phrases and gaseous circumlocutions — Edwin Newman>
gas·eous·ness noun

Examples of GASEOUS

  1. a substance changing from a liquid to a gaseous state
  2. <a pompous professor known for his gaseous lectures that often put students to sleep>

First Known Use of GASEOUS

1799
GASEOUSNESS Defined for Kids

gaseous

adjective gas·eous \ˈga-sē-əs, ˈga-shəs\

Definition of GASEOUS for Kids

1
:  having the form of gas <The substance changed from a liquid to a gaseous state.>
2
:  of or relating to gas <gaseous odors>
Medical Dictionary

gaseous

adjective gas·eous \ˈgas-ē-əs, ˈgash-əs\

Medical Definition of GASEOUS

:  having the form of or being gas; also :  of or relating to gases

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