Definition of gaseous in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgasɪəs
, ˈgeɪsɪəs


  • Relating to or having the characteristics of a gas: gaseous emissions from motor vehicles gaseous oxygen
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    • The particles referred to can be molecules or ions and the fluid can be either gaseous or liquid.
    • The gaseous oxygen vent hood keeps gaseous oxygen from building up there.
    • There are two normal methods: gaseous diffusion and gas centrifuge.



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  • Gas loses gaseousness at 0 K; so, there is an expectation of ‘no gas’ state at 0 K.
  • Both the gaseousness of the companion galaxy and how recently the event took place are unusual, said the astronomers.

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