gas peritonitis n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum accompanied by an intraperitoneal gas.
- Gas-permeable lens
[gas-pur-mee-uh-buh l] /ˈgæsˌpɜr mi ə bəl/ noun 1. a semisoft contact lens, usually removed each day, that allows air to pass through to the eye and affords a wider range of vision corrections than a soft contact lens. noun 1. a contact lens made of rigid plastic that is more permeable to air than a […]
[gasp, gahsp] /gæsp, gɑsp/ noun 1. a sudden, short intake of breath, as in shock or surprise. 2. a convulsive effort to breathe. 3. a short, convulsive utterance: the words came out in gasps. verb (used without object) 4. to catch one’s breath. 5. to struggle for breath with the mouth open; breathe convulsively. 6. […]
noun 1. a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of white or reddish flowers and strong-smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor. noun 1. an aromatic white-flowered Eurasian rutaceous plant, Dictamnus albus, that emits a vapour capable of being ignited Also called burning bush, dittany, fraxinella
- Gas plasma display
electronics A type of display containing super-energised neon gas, used mostly in flat monitor and television screens. Each pixel has a transistor that controls its colour and brightness. Plasma (http://kipinet.com/mmp/mmp_apr96/dep_techwatch.html). Flat Screen Technology (http://montegonet.com/plasma.html). More about Gas Plasma (http://advancedplasma.com/whatis.html). [How does it work?] (1998-04-30)