Herbert spencer gasser



Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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a drilling or well that yields natural gas
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Herbert Spencer. 1888–1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity

gasbag (1912+)
Anything or anyone exceptionally amusing, effective, memorable, etc; a GAS: Examine this gasser (1930s+ Cool talk)
Anything or anyone exceptionally dull, mediocre, inept, etc; cornball, bomb: We planned a blast, and got a gasser (1940s+ Cool talk)
gas-guzzler: She beats the gassers and the rail jobs (1960s+ Rock and roll)

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