gaseous gaseous  /ˈɡæ si əs/


  • (adj) existing as or having characteristics of a gas


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  1. But oxygen neednt exist only in gaseous form above the ground.
  2. Like all gaseous weapons, malodorants once released are hard to control, and their use is strictly limited by international chemical-weapons treaties.
  3. Even sharp-eyed amateurs with small telescopes or binoculars could make out the comet's bright central mass, or nucleus, and its long gaseous tail.


  1. Pioneering Physicist and Nobel Laureate Kenneth Wilson Dies

    Physics visionary Kenneth G. Wilson, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics, died at the age of 77 on Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Maine of complications following a lymphoma. The Nobel Prize recognized Wilson's groundbreaking work on phase transitions, such as the transformation of a substance from the liquid to the gaseous state. Wilson was led to this breakthrough from his struggles with ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Black Hole's Guts Modeled in Supercomputer Simulation

    The origins of a black hole's x-rays lie in its gaseous disk.
    on June 17, 2013     Source:

  3. Secretary Moniz questioned about Paducah's Gaseous Diffusion Plant

    New details have come to light on the future of Paducah's gaseous diffusion plant. The new Secretary of the Department of Energy says his office will review the proposals they have received for the facility.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah


  1. As Andrew Bacevich writes in The American Conservative, the just-released Bush National Security Strategy "comes chockfull of declarations, exhortations and gaseous generalities ...... (but) never bothers to consider how we got into our current mess...
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Andrew Bacevich Source: The Conservative Voice

  2. "The Air Quality Investigation report provided by Royal Wolf Pty Ltd indicated formaldehyde levels of 0.53 parts per million (ppm) in the tested converted containers," Ms Macklin said in a statement. "NICNAS advises that gaseous formaldehyde...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Jenny Macklin Source: Ninemsn

  3. "Kentucky is in intense competition with other states to attract these multi-billion dollar projects that will convert Kentucky's resources into high-value liquid and gaseous fuels," said Gov. Ernie Fletcher in a press release.
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Ernie Fletcher Source: Appalachian News-Express

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