Definition of run out of gas
- Our car ran out of gas on the way here.
- We ran out of gas just as the car reached the gas station.
- The pitcher ran out of gas in the seventh inning.
: to go faster than a walk
: to move at a fast gallop
: flee, retreat, escape
: an act or the action of running : continued rapid movement
: a quickened gallop
: a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn
: being in a melted state
: made from molten material : cast in a mold
: having made a migration or spawning run
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
: 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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