An airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity
the car uses only unleaded gas
Of or relating to both gas and liquid; especially designating a form of chromatography in which the moving carrier phase is a gas and the stationary phase is a liquid.
A powerful form of tear gas used particularly in the control of riots
A mixture of air and a vaporized hydrocarbon mixture (e.g. petroleum), used especially for lighting.
An electric arc formed in a noble gas under high pressure; a lamp in which the light is produced by such an arc; frequently attributive.
A petrol station, especially one without a garage for service or repairs, and having only basic facilities, as pumps and a kiosk.
A cap that closes the pipe leading to the gas tank of a motor vehicle
A gun in which the expansion of compressed gas is used to propel a bullet or other missile.
A glass jar, typically a plain cylinder, used for collecting and holding gas.
Another term for gas burner
A gas-burning appliance consisting of a gas burner made to resemble a log, used in a fireplace to simulate the effect of a burning log
A type of fuel oil distilled from petroleum
A device for controlling the flow of gas from a pipe
Coal tar produced in the manufacture of coal gas.
A railway wagon in which gas is stored (now rare).
Fierce or aggressive competition between gas companies; a war or conflict concerning the manufacture or supply of gas.
A gas that is given off, especially one emitted as the byproduct of a chemical process
A gaseous mixture derived from mineral oils by destructive distillation
A flammable mixture of oxygen and another gas, especially natural gas or coal gas; usually attributive.
A gas present in the blood, especially oxygen or carbon dioxide; (a determination of) the concentration of gases in the blood; frequently attributive.
= blue water-gas.
Liquefied butane stored under pressure in portable containers, used domestically as a substitute for mains gas and in camping as a portable fuel
A mixture of gases (chiefly hydrogen, methane, and carbon monoxide) obtained by the destructive distillation of coal and formerly used for lighting and heating
A mixture of gases produced by the burning of fuel or other materials in power stations and industrial plants and extracted via ducts
An alarm for giving (typically audible) warning of the presence of explosive or poisonous gas.
A treatment involving exposure of a person to a gas or mixture of gases; a facility for providing such treatment.
(Chiefly with capital initials) a legislative bill concerned with the supply, manufacture, or use of gas.
= carbon black.
An authority with responsibility for the supply of fuel gas to an area.
A boat powered by a petrol engine.
An explosive device whose force is derived from the ignition of gas (now rare).
A motor car, especially one that runs on petrol or diesel.
A buoy incorporating a gaslight, used for giving guidance to ships.
A cape worn to provide protection against poison gas.
An enclosed space or compartment used for holding gas; especially one in an airship.
A sealing device to prevent escape of combustion gases around or behind the bullet in firing a gun; especially a thin cap or cup fitted to the base of a cartridge, used to reduce deposition of lead in the barrel and improve performance.
Astronomy. A mass of gaseous material in space; specifically one from which a planet, solar system, or other celestial object is formed.
Bituminous coal used in the manufacture of coal gas.
= gas tap.
Coke produced in the manufacture of coal gas.
An area of land or seabed underlain by deposits of natural gas, especially in amounts that support commercial exploitation.
A domestic heating appliance which uses gas as its fuel
Using a combustible gas as its fuel
A device for indicating the pressure of gas.
= petrol gauge.
A large planet of relatively low density consisting predominantly of hydrogen and helium, such as Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, or Neptune
A gas-filled balloon, a hot-air balloon (now rare).
(In the First World War (1914–18)) a gong, typically an empty shell case, sounded to give warning of a gas attack.
A lamp in which the combustion of gas is used as a source of light