Gas

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Definition

a gas: neither solid nor liquid, for example oxygen and CO2
noun

(I need to put some) gas (in my car) (US): (I need to put some) petrol, fuel (in my car)
noun
Gas (fuel) is called "petrol" in Great Britain.

Examples

  • "Due to a tragic gas explosion in the Olympic village, all other contestants were killed before the event."
  • "Brent : Lance, if that volcano erupts you'll be covered in lava and toxic gasses!"
  • "We need gas and I'm a bit tired."
  • "I also prefer central heating from natural gas rather than electricity, although if you can find an apartment with solar panels, that would be ideal."

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