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gasser

[gas-er]
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noun
  1. Slang. something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
  2. a person or thing that gasses.
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Origin of gasser

First recorded in 1890–95; gas + -er1

Gasser

[gas-er]
noun
  1. Herbert Spencer,1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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British Dictionary definitions for gasser

gasser

noun
  1. a drilling or well that yields natural gas
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Gasser

noun
  1. Herbert Spencer. 1888–1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity
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gasser in Medicine

Gasser

(găsər)Herbert Spencer 1888-1963
  1. American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research on the functions of nerve fibers.
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