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gas [ gæs] n.煤气;气体;汽油

gas [gæs] n. 煤气

三废(废气、废水、废渣) “three wastes”(waste gas, waste water and waste residues)

西气东输 transmit the natural gas from the western areas to East China; West-East natural gas transmission project

Gas Company 煤气公司

Oil & Gas Exploration and Development Company 石油天然气勘探开发公司

Gas lift chassis 气压棒底盘

Gas Appliance Factory 煤气用具厂

Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines
固定式内燃机和气体涡轮机的安装和使用标准

Standard for the Design and Installation of Oxygen-Fuel Gas Systems for Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes
焊接、切割及相关用途的氧气燃料系统的设计、安装标准

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicular Fuel Systems Code
处置天燃气(CNG)汽车燃料系统规范

National Fuel Gas Code
国家燃油气体标准

National Fuel Gas Code Handbook
国家燃油气体标准手册

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Vehicular Fuel Systems Code
液化天然气体车载系统标准

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code
液化石油气标准

Utility LP-Gas Plant Code
公用煤气站中液化石油气的储存与处理标准

Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
液化天然气的生产、储存与处理标准

Standard on Gas and Vacuum Systems
煤气和吸尘系统标准

Standard Test Method for LP-Gas Containers
液化石油气容器的实验方法标准

Standard for the Control of Gas Hazards on Vessels
船只煤气危险的控制标准

Gas Engine 内燃机

Gas Grill 烧烤炉

Gas Leak Detector 气体泄露探测仪

Gas Leak Detectors 气体泄露探测仪

Gas Lighter 煤气引燃器

Gas Mask 防毒面具

Gas Meter 瓦斯表

Gas Regulator 气体调节阀

Gas Scooter 汽油滑板车

Gas Stove 煤气炉

Gas Valve 气阀

Refillable Gas Lighter 可再用煤气引燃器

Inflammable Gas 易燃气体

Poison Gas 毒气

Gas lift chassis 气压棒底盘

Gas cavity 气泡,砂眼

供热、供燃气、通风及空调工程 Heating, Gas Supply, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Engineering

石油与天然气工程 Oil and Natural Gas Engineering

油气井工程 Oil-Gas Well Engineering

油气田开发工程 Oil-Gas Field Development Engineering

油气储运工程 Oil-Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering

煤气机
gas engine

液化石油气发动机
liquified petroleum gas engine

柴油煤气机
diesel gas engine

换气过程
gas exchange process

排气再循环阀
exhaust -gas-recirculation

漏气
blowby gas

残余废气
residual gas

排气再循环
exhaust gas recirculation

再循环排气
EGR gas

标定气体
calibration gas

不透气收集袋
gas-tight collection bag

气相色谱仪
gas chromatograph

平衡气
balance gas

零点气
zero grade gas (air zero gas)

校正气
calibrating gas

量距气
span gas

排气烟度
opacity of exhaust gas

引进气体
incoming gas

排出气体
outgoing gas

示踪气体
tracer gas

气密性
gas tightness

排气收集系统
exhaust gas collection equipment

天然气车辆
natural gas vehicle(NGV)

压缩天然气车辆
compressed natural gas vehicle

液化天然气车辆
liquid petroleum gas vehicle

液化石油气车辆
liquid petroleum gas vehicle

液化气罐车
liquified gas tanker

气体发生剂
gas generant

气体成分试验
gas composition test

The explosion was caused by a burst gas pipe.
这次爆炸是由煤气管爆裂引起的。

Every car has got a gas tank.
每辆车都有一个油箱。

He's done stupid things before, but to look for the escaping gas with a match really was the ultimate silliness.
他以前干过些傻事,但点着火柴去寻找什么地方煤气漏气实在是傻得不能再傻了。

I'm afraid we've run out of gas.
我们的汽油怕已用完了。

There’s a definite smell of gas -- did you turn the stove off?
肯定有股煤气的味道,你把炉子关上了吗?

There's no gas range in the kitchen, but you can use the electric stove.
厨房里没有煤气灶,但你可以用电炉。

I turned the gas off at the mains before I went out.
我出门之前,把煤气的总阀关掉了。

We are well served with gas in this town.
这个城镇煤气供应得很好。

Gas 气体

Noncondensable gas 非冷凝气体

Probe gas 探头气体

Search-gas 探测气体

Tracer gas 示踪气体

I'm almost out of gas. Do you where the nearest gas station is?
我快没油了。你知道最近的加油站在哪里吗?

"I have to stop at the gas station to blow up my front tires."
“我得到加油站去给汽车的前轮打气。”

氨气 [ān qì] /ammonia (gas)/

伴生气 [bàn shēng qì] /associated gas/

催泪弹 [cuī lèi dàn] /tear bomb/tear-gas grenade/

电离 [diàn lí] /ion/ionized (e.g. gas)/

毒气 [dú qì] /poison gas/toxic gas/(Buddhism) manifestations of passion, anger, etc./

废气 [fèi qì] /waste (exhaust) gas/steam/

煤气 [méi qì] /coal gas/gas/

排放 [pái fàng] /discharge/exhaust (gas, etc)/

气 [qì] /air/anger/gas/

气 [qì] /gas/air/smell/weather/vital breath/to make sb. angry/to get angry/to be enraged/

气体 [qì tǐ] /gas (i.e. gaseous substance)/

汽油 [qì yóu] /gas/gasoline/

氢气 [qīng qì] /hydrogen (gas)/

态子 [tài zi ] /state of matter (solid, liquid or gas)/

天然气 [tiān rán qì] /natural gas/

瓦斯 [wǎ sī] /gas/

温室气体 [wēn shì qì tǐ] /greenhouse gas/

氧气 [yǎng qì] /oxygen (gas)/

Numerous other commercial enterprises, from theaters to magazine publishers, from gas and electric utilities to milk processors, bring better and more efficient services to consumers through the use of computers.
许多其他商业企业,从剧院到杂志社,从燃气电器公司到牛奶加工厂都通过计算机的使用给消费者提供更好、效率更高的服务。

{adj: adsorbed} accumulated on a surface of a solid
"a film of adsorbed gas on the charcoal"

{adj: aerosolized, aerosolised} in the form of ultramicroscopic solid or liquid particles dispersed or suspended in air or gas

{adj: airtight, air-tight, gas-tight} not allowing air or gas to pass in or out

{adj: assimilating, assimilative, assimilatory} capable of taking (gas,light, or liquids into a solution)
"an assimilative substance

{adj: bloated, distended, puffed, puffy, swollen, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid} abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
"hungry children with bloated stomachs"
"he had a grossly distended stomach"
"eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
"swollen hands"
"tumescent tissue"
"puffy tumid flesh"

{adj: buoyant, floaty} tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
"buoyant balloons"
"buoyant balsawood boats"
"a floaty scarf"

{adj: carminative, flatus-relieving} relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)

{adj: clean-burning} leaving little contamination while consuming fuel
"natural gas is a clean-burning fuel"

{adj: colicky, flatulent, gassy} suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal

{adj: deflated} collapsed through the release of gas or air
<-> inflated

{adj: efficient} being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
"an efficient production manager"
"efficient engines save gas"
<-> inefficient

{adj: explosive} serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst
"an explosive device"
"explosive gas"
"explosive force"
"explosive violence"
"an explosive temper"
<-> nonexplosive

{adj: flatulent} generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal

{adj: foamy, frothy} relating to or containing gas bubbles

{adj: gas-filled} full of a gas

{adj: gaseous} existing as or having characteristics of a gas
"steam is water is the gaseous state"
<-> solid, liquid

{adj: gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilised} converted into a gas or vapor

{adj: gassy} resembling gas

{adj: inflatable} designed to be filled with air or gas
"an inflatable mattress"
"an inflatable boat"

{adj: inflated} expanded by (or as if by) gas or air
"an inflated balloon"
<-> deflated

{adj: liberated} (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination

{adj: liquefied, liquified} reduced to a liquid state
"liquefied petroleum gas"

{adj: natural} existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation
"a natural pearl"
"natural gas"
"natural silk"
"natural blonde hair"
"a natural sweetener"
"natural fertilizers"
<-> artificial

{adj: noble} inert especially toward oxygen
"a noble gas such as helium or neon"
"noble metals include gold and silver and platinum"

{adj: nonrigid} designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure
<-> rigid

{adj: odorless, odourless, inodorous} having no odor
"odorless gas"
"odorless flowers"
<-> odorous

{adj: pneumatic} of or relating to or using air (or a similar gas)
"pneumatic drill"
"pneumatic tire"

{adj: rich} high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air
"a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture"
<-> lean

{adj: semirigid} having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure

{adj: suspended} (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment
"suspended matter such as silt or mud..."
"dust particles suspended in the air"
"droplets in suspension in a gas"

{adj: thermometric} of or relating to thermometry
"helium gas was the thermometric fluid"

{adj: transpiring} that is passing through
"transpiring gas"

{adj: unrenewable, nonrenewable} that can not be renewed
"books on that shelf are unrenewable"
"gas and oil are nonrenewable resources"
<-> renewable

{n: Aerobacter aerogenes} a species of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that produce gas and acid from sugars and are sometimes involved in the souring of milk

{n: Alberta} one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals

{n: Aum Shinrikyo, Aum, Supreme Truth} a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity
"in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train"

{n: Boltzmann's constant} constant used in the calculation of the ideal gas constant

{n: Boyle's law, Mariotte's law} the pressure of an ideal gas at constant temperature varies inversely with the volume

{n: Bren, Bren gun} a submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II

{n: Brownian movement, Brownian motion, pedesis} the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid

{n: Browning automatic rifle, BAR} a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War

{n: Calgary} the largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada

{n: Crookes tube} the original gas-discharge cathode-ray tube

{n: Dalton's law, Dalton's law of partial pressures, law of partial pressures} (chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume alone at the same temperature

{n: Fentanyl, Sublimaze} trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug

{n: Gay-Lussac's law, Charles's law, law of volumes} (physics) the density of an ideal gas at constant pressure varies inversely with the temperature

{n: Henry's law} (chemistry) law formulated by the English chemist William Henry; the amount of a gas that will be absorbed by water increases as the gas pressure increases

{n: Henry, William Henry} English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)

{n: Inconel} a nickel-base alloy with chromium and iron; used in gas-turbine blades

{n: Jovian planet, gas giant} any of the four outermost planets in the solar system; much larger than Earth and gaseous in nature (like Jupiter)

{n: Kipp's apparatus} a laboratory apparatus for producing a gas (usually hydrogen sulfide) by the action of a liquid on a solid without heating

{n: Langmuir, Irving Langmuir} United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)

{n: Maxwell's demon} an imaginary creature that controls a small hole in a partition that divides a chamber filled with gas into two parts and allows fast molecules to move in one direction and slow molecules to move in the other direction through the hole; this would result in one part of the container becoming warmer and the other cooler, thus decreasing entropy and violating the second law of thermodynamics

{n: Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law, Boltzmann distribution law} (physics) a law expressing the distribution of energy among the molecules of a gas in thermal equilibrium

{n: Neptune} a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun is the most remote of the gas giants
"the existence of Neptune was predicted from perturbations in the orbit of Uranus and it was then identified in 1846"

{n: Plinian eruption} a volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles

{n: Tulsa} a major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas river; once known as the oil capital of the world and still heavily involved in the oil and gas industries

{n: VX gas} a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release
"VX gas is one of those things we wish we could disinvent"

{n: Ypres, battle of Ypres, second battle of Ypres} battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient

{n: Ypres, battle of Ypres, third battle of Ypres} battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery

{n: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun} a pedal that controls the throttle valve
"he stepped on the gas"

{n: acetylene, ethyne, alkyne} a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis

{n: acid rain, acid precipitation} rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water

{n: adsorption, surface assimilation} the accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid

{n: aeration} the act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescent

{n: aerosol, aerosol container, aerosol can, aerosol bomb, spray can} a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)

{n: aerosol} a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

{n: air embolism, aeroembolism, gas embolism} obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving

{n: ammonia} a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

{n: amygdaloid} volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits

{n: antiflatulent} any agent that reduces intestinal gas

{n: argon, Ar, atomic number 18} a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere

{n: arsine} a poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare

{n: asphyxia} a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas

{n: aspirator} a pump that draws air or another gas through a liquid

{n: balloon} large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air

{n: bladder, vesica} a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)

{n: bloat} swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas

{n: blow gas, blowing gas} the gas leaving a generator during a blow period

{n: blowing} processing that involves blowing a gas

{n: blowtorch, torch, blowlamp} a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame

{n: blowtube, blow tube, blowpipe} a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat

{n: boiling} the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas

{n: boron chamber} an ionization chamber lined with boron or filled with boron trifluoride gas for counting low velocity neutrons

{n: boron trifluoride} a pungent colorless gas

{n: bubbler} any of various devices in which air or some other gas is bubbled through a liquid

{n: bubble} a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)

{n: bunsen burner, bunsen, etna} a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air

{n: butane} occurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels

{n: capacity, content} the amount that can be contained
"the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"

{n: carbon dioxide, CO2, carbonic acid gas} a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis

{n: carbon monoxide poisoning} a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas
"carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin and displaces oxygen in the blood"

{n: carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide gas, CO} an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon

{n: carminative} medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing

{n: chemical bomb, gas bomb} a bomb laden with chemical agents that are released when the bomb explodes

{n: chlorine dioxide} an explosive gas (ClO2) used chiefly in bleaching paper or starch or soap or flour and in water purification

{n: chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17} a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)

{n: chloroacetophenone, CN gas} a tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer

{n: chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile, CS gas} a tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema

{n: chloropicrin, nitrochloroform} a heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas

{n: clutch, clutch pedal} a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
"he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"

{n: coal gas} gaseous mixture produced by distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting

{n: compressed gas} gas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant

{n: compression, condensation, contraction} the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
"the contraction of a gas on cooling"

{n: convection} the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion

{n: coolant} a fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another
"he added more coolant to the car's radiator"
"the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"
"lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"

{n: cyanogen} a colorless toxic gas with a pungent almond odor; has been used in chemical warfare

{n: cyclopropane} a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic

{n: dasymeter} densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density

{n: decompression sickness, aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bends} pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

{n: deflagration} combustion that propagates through a gas or along the surface of an explosive at a rapid rate driven by the transfer of heat

{n: diffuse nebula, gaseous nebula} a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust

{n: discharge lamp} a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas

{n: discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge} electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

{n: drill rig, drilling rig, oilrig, oil rig} rig used in drilling for oil or gas

{n: effervescence} the process of bubbling as gas escapes

{n: electric-discharge lamp, gas-discharge lamp} an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube

{n: electronic equipment} equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

{n: emanation} something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light etc.)

{n: encephalogram, pneumoencephalogram} an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast

{n: encephalography} roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram

{n: envelope, gasbag} the bag containing the gas in a balloon

{n: envelope} a natural covering (as by a fluid)
"the spacecraft detected an envelope of gas around the comet"

{n: escape, leak, leakage, outflow} the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container
"they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"
"he had to clean up the leak"

{n: ethane, C2H6} a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel

{n: ethyl chloride} a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic

{n: ethylene, ethene} a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic

{n: explosive} a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck

{n: fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind} a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

{n: filtrate} the product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter

{n: flatulence, flatulency, gas} a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

{n: fluid} a continuous amorphous substance that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

{n: fluorine, F, atomic number 9} a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite

{n: fluoroform, trifluoromethane} colorless gas haloform CHF3 (similar to chloroform)

{n: foam} a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

{n: formaldehyde, methanal} a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol

{n: formation} natural process that causes something to form
"the formation of gas in the intestine"
"the formation of crystals"
"the formation of pseudopods"

{n: fraxinella, dittany, burning bush, gas plant, Dictamnus alba} Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather

{n: fuel line, gas line} a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine
"the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line"

{n: fugacity} the tendency of a gas to expand or escape

{n: fumigation} the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

{n: fumigator} a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests

{n: gas bracket} a pipe with one or more burners projecting from a wall

{n: gas burner, gas jet} burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame

{n: gas chamber, death chamber} instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals

{n: gas company, gas service} a public utility that provides gas

{n: gas constant, universal gas constant, R} (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole

{n: gas engine} an internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor

{n: gas fitter} a workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances

{n: gas fitting} the fitting (pipes or valves or meters) that convey gas from the gas main to the gas fixtures of a building

{n: gas fixture} a device to convey illuminating gas from the pipe to the gas burner

{n: gas furnace} a furnace that burns gas

{n: gas gangrene, clostridial myonecrosis, emphysematous gangrene, emphysematous phlegmon, gangrenous emphysema, gas phlegmon, progressive emphysematous necrosis} (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon

{n: gas gun} a gun that fires gas shells

{n: gas guzzler} a car with relatively low fuel efficiency

{n: gas heater} a heater that burns gas for heat

{n: gas heat} heating system that burns natural gas

{n: gas holder, gasometer} a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel

{n: gas lamp} a lamp that burns illuminating gas

{n: gas line} a pipeline used to transport natural gas
"the workmen broke through the gas line"

{n: gas line} a queue of vehicles waiting to purchase gasoline

{n: gas main} a main that distributes gas

{n: gas maser} a maser in which microwave radiation interacts with gas molecules

{n: gas meter, gasometer} a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe

{n: gas oil} an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity

{n: gas oven} a cremation chamber fueled by gas

{n: gas oven} a domestic oven fueled by gas

{n: gas pressure} the pressure exerted by a gas

{n: gas pump, gasoline pump, island dispenser} a pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks

{n: gas range, gas stove, gas cooker} a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas

{n: gas ring} gas burner consisting of a circular metal pipe with several small holes through which gas can escape to be burned

{n: gas shell} (military) bomb consisting of an explosive projectile filled with a toxic gas that is released when the bomb explodes

{n: gas system} facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service

{n: gas tank, gasoline tank} a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle

{n: gas thermometer, air thermometer} thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume

{n: gas turbine} turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine

{n: gas well} a well that yields or has yielded natural gas

{n: gas, gaseous state} the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

{n: gas-cooled reactor} a nuclear reactor using gas as a coolant

{n: gas-discharge tube} a tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas

{n: gas-turbine ship} a ship powered by a gas turbine

{n: gaseousness} having the consistency of a gas

{n: gasfield} a region where there is natural gas underground

{n: gasification} the process of changing into gas
"coal gas is produced by the gasification of coal"

{n: gaslight} light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas

{n: gasman} someone employed by a gas company

{n: gasmask, respirator, gas helmet} a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases

{n: gasoline gauge, gasoline gage, gas gauge, gas gage} gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle

{n: gasoline station, gas station, filling station, petrol station} a service station that sells gasoline

{n: gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol} a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

{n: gassing} the deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas

{n: gassing} the process of interacting with gas

{n: gasworks} the workplace where coal gas is manufactured

{n: gas} a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

{n: generator} an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas

{n: glow lamp} a gas-discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes

{n: glow tube} a gas-discharge tube consisting of a cold cathode and a diode in a tube filled with gas; the color of the glow depends on the particular gas

{n: greenhouse gas, greenhouse emission} a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation

{n: heat of condensation} heat liberated by a unit mass of gas at its boiling point as it condenses into a liquid
"the heat of condensation is equal to the heat of vaporization"

{n: heat of vaporization, heat of vaporisation} heat absorbed by a unit mass of a material at its boiling point in order to convert the material into a gas at the same temperature

{n: helium, He, atomic number 2} a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)

{n: high explosive} a powerful chemical explosive that produces gas at a very high rate
<-> low explosive

{n: highway robbery} an exorbitant price
"what they are asking for gas these days is highway robbery"

{n: hose, hosepipe} a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas

{n: hydrogen bromide} a colorless gas that yields hydrobromic acid in solution with water

{n: hydrogen chloride} a colorless corrosive gas (HCl)

{n: hydrogen cyanide} a highly poisonous gas or volatile liquid that smells like bitter almonds; becomes a gas at around 90 degree Fahrenheit and is most dangerous when inhaled; the anhydride of hydrocyanic acid; used in manufacturing

{n: hydrogen iodide} a colorless gas that yields hydroiodic acid in aqueous solution

{n: hydrogen, H, atomic number 1} a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe

{n: ideal gas, perfect gas} a hypothetical gas with molecules of negligible size that exert no intermolecular forces

{n: inhalation anesthetic, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, inhalation general anaesthetic} a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled

{n: internal-combustion engine, ICE} a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine

{n: interplanetary gas} a rarefied flow of gas and charged particles (plasma) that stream from the sun and form the solar wind

{n: interplanetary medium} interplanetary space including forms of energy and gas and dust

{n: ion pump} a vacuum pump that removes gas by ionizing the atoms or molecules and adsorbing them on a metal surface

{n: ionization, ionisation} the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
"the ionization of a gas"

{n: ionization, ionisation} the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas

{n: jet engine} a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion

{n: kitchen match} a wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves

{n: lamplighter} (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

{n: lenticel} one of many raised pores on the stems of woody plants that allow the interchange of gas between the atmosphere and the interior tissue

{n: liquefaction} the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid

{n: liquefied petroleum gas, bottled gas} hydrocarbon gases, usually propane or butane, kept under pressure

{n: lute, luting} a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

{n: main} a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

{n: manometer} a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gas

{n: marsh gas} methane gas produced when vegetation decomposes in water

{n: mephitis} a poisonous or foul smelling gas emitted from the earth

{n: methane} a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel

{n: methanogen} archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane; a source of natural gas

{n: methyl bromide} a poisonous gas or liquid (CH3Br) used to fumigate rodents, worms, etc.

{n: mileage, fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, gas mileage} the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

{n: mustard gas, mustard agent, blistering agent, dichloroethyl sulfide, sulfur mustard} a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote

{n: natural gas, gas} a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

{n: nebula} an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space

{n: neon lamp, neon induction lamp, neon tube} a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube

{n: nerve gas, nerve agent} a toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system

{n: nitric oxide} a poisonous red-brown gas (NO)

{n: nitrochloromethane} gaseous form or chloropicrin used as tear gas

{n: nitrogen dioxide} a highly poisonous brown gas (NO2)

{n: nitrogen mustard} a toxic compound resembling mustard gas in structure; important in cancer treatment

{n: nitrogen, N, atomic number 7} a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues

{n: nitrous oxide, laughing gas} inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery

{n: noble gas, inert gas, argonon} any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table

{n: nucleus} (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

{n: open-hearth furnace} a furnace for making steel in which the steel is placed on a shallow hearth and flames of burning gas and hot air play over it

{n: oxygen, O, atomic number 8} a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust

{n: ozone} a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere (where it acts as a screen for ultraviolet radiation)

{n: particulate, particulate matter} a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)

{n: perfluorocarbon, PFC} a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum

{n: petrochemical} any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas

{n: petroleum geology} the branch of economic geology that deals with the occurrence and exploitation of oil and gas fields

{n: phase change, phase transition, state change, physical change} a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition

{n: phosgene} a colorless poisonous gas that smells like new-mown hay; used in chemical warfare

{n: phosphine} a colorless gas with a strong fishy smell; used as a pesticide

{n: pilot burner, pilot light, pilot} small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner

{n: pipe, pipage, piping} a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

{n: plasma} (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons
"particles in space exist in the form of a plasma"

{n: plumbing, plumbery} the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

{n: plumbing, plumbing system} utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage

{n: poison gas} a gas that is poisonous to breath or contact; used in chemical warfare

{n: pore} any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)

{n: pressure, pressure level, force per unit area} the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
"the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"


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