Adjective "gaseous" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to or having the characteristics of a gas.
  1. 'gaseous oxygen'
  2. 'Most bacteria may be placed into one of three groups based on their response to gaseous oxygen.'
  3. 'Alternatively, the thick mucus lining the airways could result in poor diffusion into the gaseous phase.'
  4. 'Don't spray liquid or gaseous pesticides on windy days, to minimize pesticide drift.'
  5. 'Goethite forms only in the presence of water, whether in liquid, ice or gaseous form.'
  6. 'The ash and gaseous products of the combustion are spread across our school grounds and the surrounding neighbourhoods.'
  7. 'The contaminated soil is heated to 650 degrees centigrade to make the contaminants gaseous instead of liquid.'
  8. 'It is produced by the incomplete burning of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels.'
  9. 'The nanofiller also creates a tortuous path for the penetration of gaseous vapors and liquids into the polymer.'
  10. 'Both were built in the early 1950s based on a method of enriching uranium by gaseous diffusion.'
  11. 'Of course, we don't know if these planets that you have found are solid or gaseous, right?'


1. existing in the state of a gas; not solid or liquid.

2. pertaining to or having the characteristics of gas.

3. Informal. lacking firmness or solidity; uncertain; not definite.

4. gassy (defs 1, 3).

More examples(as adjective)

"forms can be gaseous."

"emissions can be gaseous."

"states can be gaseous."

"products can be gaseous."

"ions can be gaseous."

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