Definitions for gaseousˈgæs i əs, ˈgæʃ əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gas•e•ousˈgæs i əs, ˈgæʃ əs(adj.)

  1. existing in the state of a gas; not solid or liquid.

    Category: Physics

  2. pertaining to or having the characteristics of gas.

    Category: Physics

  3. Informal. lacking firmness or solidity; uncertain; not definite.

  4. Ref: gassy (defs. 1, 3). 1 3

Origin of gaseous:


gas′e•ous•ness-ɪ ti(n.)

gas•e′i•ty-ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaseous(adj)

    existing as or having characteristics of a gas

    "steam is water is the gaseous state"


  1. gaseous(Adjective)

    Relating to, or existing as, gas.

  2. gaseous(Adjective)

    Of a liquid containing bubbles: gassy.

  3. gaseous(Adjective)

    Tenuous or indefinite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaseous(adj)

    in the form, or of the nature, of gas, or of an aeriform fluid

  2. Gaseous(adj)

    lacking substance or solidity; tenuous

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of or like (a) gas

a gaseous substance.

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