gas or GAS
n, pl gas*es also gas*ses 1 : a fluid (as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume but tends to expand indefinitely 2 : a gaseous product of digestion : also : discomfort from this 3 : a gas or gaseous mixture used to produce anesthesia 4 : a substance that can be used to produce a poisonous, asphyxiating, or irritant atmosphere
vt, gassed gas*sing 1 : to treat chemically with gas 2 : to poison or otherwise affect adversely with gas .
abbr general adaptation syndrome .
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