a vesicle or sac containing air.
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.
(ichthyol) Also called swim bladder. an air-filled sac, lying above the alimentary canal in bony fishes, that regulates buoyancy at different depths by a variation in the pressure of the air
any air-filled sac, such as one of the bladders of seaweeds
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 […]
noun 1. an enclosure used for the execution of prisoners by means of a poisonous gas. noun 1. an airtight room into which poison gas is introduced to kill people or animals
noun, Chemistry. 1. a chromatograph used for the separation of volatile substances.
noun 1. a soft coal suitable for the production of gas. noun 1. coal that is rich in volatile hydrocarbons, making it a suitable source of domestic gas