Definition of hit the gas
- She suddenly hit the gas and sped away.
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
: a fluid (such as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume but tends to expand indefinitely
: a combustible gas or gaseous mixture for fuel or lighting
: a gaseous product of digestion
: to talk idly or garrulously
: to give off gas (see 1gas 1)
: to fill the tank (as of an automobile) with gasoline
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