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gaseous

[ gas-ee-uhs, gash-uhs ]
/ ˈgæs i əs, ˈgæʃ əs /
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adjective

existing in the state of a gas; not solid or liquid.
pertaining to or having the characteristics of gas.
Informal. lacking firmness or solidity; uncertain; not definite.

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Origin of gaseous

First recorded in 1790–1800; gas + -eous

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British Dictionary definitions for gaseous

gaseous
/ (ˈɡæsɪəs, -ʃəs, -ʃɪəs, ˈɡeɪ-) /

adjective

of, concerned with, or having the characteristics of a gas

Derived forms of gaseous

gaseousness, noun
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Medical definitions for gaseous

gaseous
[ găsē-əs, găshəs ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or existing as a gas.
Full of or containing gas; gassy.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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