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Origin of laughing gas

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for laughing gas

laughing gas

noun
another name for nitrous oxide
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Medical definitions for laughing gas

laughing gas
[ lăfĭng ]

n.
Nitrous oxide, especially as used as an anesthetic.
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Scientific definitions for laughing gas

laughing gas
[ lăfĭng ]

Nitrous oxide used as a mild anesthetic.
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