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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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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