any of several pathogenic bacilli, especially of the genus Clostridium, that produce gas in infected tissue.
gas bacillus n.
An anaerobic, gram-negative, motile bacterium of the genus Clostridium that causes gas gangrene in humans.
[gas-bag] /ˈgæsˌbæg/ noun 1. a for holding , as in a balloon or dirigible. 2. Slang. a talkative, boastful person; windbag. /ˈɡæsˌbæɡ/ noun 1. a person who talks in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters verb -bags, -bagging, -bagged 2. (intransitive) (Irish) to talk in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters noun An […]
noun 1. the soot of a natural gas flame, used in paints; fine carbon. noun 1. finely powdered carbon produced by burning natural gas. It is used as a pigment in paints, etc
noun 1. (def 2). noun 1. a vesicle or sac containing air. 2. Also called gas bladder, swim bladder. Ichthyology. a gas-filled sac located against the roof of the body cavity of most bony fishes, originally functioning only as a lung, now serving in many higher fishes to regulate hydrostatic pressure. noun 1. (ichthyol) Also […]
noun 1. the tip, jet, or nozzle from which gas issues, as on a stove. 2. a stove or the like that burns gas as a fuel. noun 1. Also called gas jet. a jet or nozzle from which a combustible gas issues in order to form a stable flame 2. an assembly of such […]