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gasify

[gas-uh-fahy]
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verb (used with or without object), gas·i·fied, gas·i·fy·ing.
  1. to convert into or become a gas.

Origin of gasify

First recorded in 1820–30; gas + -ify
Related formsgas·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivegas·i·fi·ca·tion, noungas·i·fi·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for gasify

Historical Examples

  • It will take about three hours completely to gasify the 50 grammes of carbide under these conditions.

    Acetylene, The Principles Of Its Generation And Use

    F. H. Leeds


British Dictionary definitions for gasify

gasify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. to make into or become a gas
  2. to subject (coal, etc) to destructive distillation to produce gas, esp for use as a fuel
Derived Formsgasifiable, adjectivegasification, noungasifier, noun
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