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Meaning of GASEOUS

Pronunciation:  'gaseeus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"

GASEOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: aeriform, aerosolised, aerosolized, airlike, evaporated, foamy, frothy, gasified, gassy, vaporific, vaporised, vaporish, vaporized, vaporous, vapourish, volatilised, volatilized
 Antonyms: liquid, solid



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gas"e*ous\ (? or ?; 277), a. [From {Gas}. Cf. F.
1. In the form, or of the nature, of gas, or of an
   a["e]riform fluid.

2. Lacking substance or solidity; tenuous. ``Unconnected,
   gaseous information.'' --Sir J. Stephen.

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