gassed gassed  /ˈɡæst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
  2. (n) a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
  3. (n) a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
  4. (n) a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  5. (n) a pedal that controls the throttle valve
  6. (n) a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes
  7. (v) attack with gas; subject to gas fumes
  8. (v) show off

Usage(s):

  1. Two days later, Russian special forces stormed and gassed the theater, killing 41 terrorists and 129 hostages.
  2. That is, they loaded the pets into sealed sheds, gassed them, and cremated them, according Prof.
  3. The tribunal's presiding judge is a Kurd from Halabjah, the Kurdish city Saddam gassed in 1988.

News

  1. Tesla Shows Off 90-Second Battery Swap for Its Electric Cars

    “The only decision you need to make when you come to one of our Tesla stations,” said Tesla founder Elon Musk during a news conference Thursday, “is do you prefer faster or free?” Musk then showed a video of an Audi being gassed up, while on-stage at the same time, a Tesla Model S had its battery back swapped out for one with a full charge. Seeing that this was Tesla’s event, you can guess which ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Techland

  2. Top Food Trucks In Denver

    Denver's food truck scene is gassed up and in overdrive. For all these food trucks, check the websites for daily locations and menus.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS Denver

Quotes

  1. "They often don't get far before being confronted by President Mugabe's riot police," Obama said in bestowing on them the 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award. "They have been gassed, abducted, threatened with guns and badly beaten -...
    on Nov 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "No, I wasn't gassed," Jackson said. "It wasn't my conditioning. I wish he'd stop saying that."
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Steven Jackson Source: USA Today

  3. "It just looked like Kevin kind of ran out of gas. It looked like he was gassed some time in the fourth quarter," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said. "Putting Kobe on Pierce was the difference for tonight's game. It was difficult for him to work...
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Phil Jackson Source: USA Today

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