the gas

Definition of the gas

informal

  1. :  the accelerator pedal of a vehicle He was driving with one foot on the gas and one foot on the brake.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

    :  natural gas

  1. :  to talk idly or garrulously

    :  to give off gas (see 1gas 1)

    :  to supply with gas or especially gasoline


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