a variant spelling of gasolier
“gas-burning chandelier,” 1849, from gas (n.) + chandelier.
noun 1. an internal-combustion engine driven by a mixture of air and gas. noun 1. a type of internal-combustion engine using a flammable gas, such as coal gas or natural gas, as fuel
[gas-ee-uh s, gash-uh s] /ˈgæs i əs, ˈgæʃ əs/ adjective 1. existing in the state of a ; not solid or liquid. 2. pertaining to or having the characteristics of . 3. Informal. lacking firmness or solidity; uncertain; not definite. 4. (defs 1, 3). /ˈɡæsɪəs; -ʃəs; -ʃɪəs; ˈɡeɪ-/ adjective 1. of, concerned with, or having […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. the passage of gas through microporous barriers, a technique used for isotope separation, especially in the preparation of fuel for nuclear reactors.
- Gas equation
noun 1. an equation that equates the product of the pressure and the volume of one mole of a gas to the product of its thermodynamic temperature and the gas constant. The equation is exact for an ideal gas and is a good approximation for real gases at low pressures Also called ideal gas equation, […]