gaseous

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

Definition of gaseous

  1. 1 :  having the form of or being gas; also :  of or relating to gases

  2. 2a :  lacking substance or solidityb :  gassy 3 trick phrases and gaseous circumlocutions — Edwin Newman

gaseousness

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Examples of gaseous in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of gaseous

1799


GASEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of gaseous for English Language Learners

  • : having the form of gas


GASEOUS Defined for Kids

gaseous

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

Definition of gaseous for Students

  1. 1 :  having the form of gas The substance changed from a liquid to a gaseous state.

  2. 2 :  of or relating to gas gaseous odors


Medical Dictionary

gaseous

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

Medical Definition of gaseous

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



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