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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)
Plural form of gas.
The gases in the atmosphere helped the scientists understand the composition of the Universe.
The numerical value of gases in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of gases in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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It's greenhouse gases that are responsible for the majority of the long-term trend.
And it was a surprise that the increase in greenhouse gases appears to have been the dominant factor.
PVC also releases gases known as volatile organic compounds, which are gases that can irritate the eyes, nose, and lungs.
Amounts of rainfall have recovered substantially, and it was a surprise that the increase in greenhouse gases appears to have been the dominant factor.
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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