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British English: /ɡas/
American English: /ɡæs/

Translation of gas in French:


  • 1 (fuel) to cook/heat a house with gas
    cuisiner/chauffer une maison au gaz
    to turn up/turn down the gas
    augmenter/baisser le gaz
    on a low/medium gas (in cooking)
    à feu doux/moyen
    on a high gas
    à grand feu
    to use bottled gas
    utiliser du gaz en bouteille
    before n (board, industry, company)
    du gaz
    (explosion, pipe)
    de gaz
  • 7 (British English) [informal] [dated] (chat, talk)to have a gas
    papoter [informal]
  • 8 [informal] (funny experience, person)it was a gas!
    on s'est bien marrés! [informal]
    what a gas!
    quelle (partie de) rigolade! [informal]
    he's a gas
    c'est un marrant [informal]

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -ss-
    (gen) (Military)
    gazer (person, animal)

intransitive verb p prés etc -ss-

  • 1 (give off gas)
    dégager des gaz
  • 2 (British English) [informal] [dated]
    (chatter) papoter [informal]
    (go on at length) parler sans arrêt

reflexive verb

  • p prés etc -ss-
    to gas oneself
    se suicider au gaz


to step on the gas

Phrasal verbs

gas up

(American English)
prendre de l'essence
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