gasometric analysis n.
The determination of the structure or quantity of a substance by means of measuring its gaseous derivatives.
[gas-om-i-tree] /gæsˈɒm ɪ tri/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the measurement of . /ɡæsˈɒmɪtrɪ/ noun 1. the measurement of quantities of gases gasometry gas·om·e·try (gā-sŏm’ĭ-trē) n. Determination of the relative proportion of gases in a mixture. gas’o·met’ric (gās’ə-mět’rĭk) adj.
[gas-op-uh-rey-tid] /ˈgæsˌɒp əˌreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. (of a firearm) using some of the exhaust gases to operate the action.
- Gas oven
noun 1. a domestic oven heated by gas 2. a gas-fuelled cremation chamber 3. another name for gas chamber
[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. […]