Definitions for gases

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Gases

    of Gas

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gases

    The vapor state of matter; nonelastic fluids in which the molecules are in free movement and their mean positions far apart. Gases tend to expand indefinitely, to diffuse and mix readily with other gases, to have definite relations of volume, temperature, and pressure, and to condense or liquefy at low temperatures or under sufficient pressure. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

Editors Contribution

  1. gases

    Plural form of gas.

    The gases in the atmosphere helped the scientists understand the composition of the Universe.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gavin Schmidt:

    It's greenhouse gases that are responsible for the majority of the long-term trend.

  2. Rowan Sutton:

    And it was a surprise that the increase in greenhouse gases appears to have been the dominant factor.

  3. Glenn Harnett:

    PVC also releases gases known as volatile organic compounds, which are gases that can irritate the eyes, nose, and lungs.

  4. Rowan Sutton:

    Amounts of rainfall have recovered substantially, and it was a surprise that the increase in greenhouse gases appears to have been the dominant factor.

  5. Patrizia Heidegger:

    There are fires and explosions caused by the unsafe handling of gas cylinders or the use of open fire inside the hull without testing the level of inflammable gases.

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