1. Noun.  (uncountable, chemistry) Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.
  2. Noun.  (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) A flammable gaseous hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture (typically predominantly methane) used as a fuel, e.g. for cooking, heating, electricity generation or as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles.
  4. Noun.  (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.
  5. Noun.  (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.
  6. Noun.  (slang) A humorous or entertaining event or person.
  7. Noun.  (baseball) A fastball.
  8. Verb.  To kill with poisonous gas.
  9. Verb.  To talk, chat.
  10. Verb.  To emit gas.
  11. Noun.  (uncountable, US) Gasoline; a derivative of petroleum used as fuel.
  12. Verb.  (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it.
  13. Verb.  (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel.
  14. Adjective.  (Ireland, colloquial) comical, zany.

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