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gasify

[ gas-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈgæs əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with or without object), gas·i·fied, gas·i·fy·ing.

to convert into or become a gas.

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Origin of gasify

First recorded in 1820–30; gas + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM gasify

gas·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivegas·i·fi·ca·tion, noungas·i·fi·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gasify

gasify
/ (ˈɡæsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to make into or become a gas
to subject (coal, etc) to destructive distillation to produce gas, esp for use as a fuel

Derived forms of gasify

gasifiable, adjectivegasification, noungasifier, noun
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