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noun as in something not liquid or solid

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But these concerns about climate-changing gases are hardly new.

Rescue workers also suffered after being exposed to the toxic gases following the explosions.

In economic life, market signals ignore greenhouse gases, so the carbon economy keeps accumulating wealth.

They said it would be more accurate to describe them as the venting of gases.

The best way to do so is through a tax on carbon (and other greenhouse gases).

Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen, but it cannot be formed by the direct union of these gases.

The same exception applies also to gases which undergo chemical changes, as the result of dilution or change of temperature.

Of the laws and hypotheses concerning gases, the one that is perhaps of most importance to chemistry is Avogadro's hypothesis.

We find the simplest evidence of the cause of semipermeability in the case of gases.

The results with the gases duplicate in every particular the observations made on the solutions (see below, p. 24).


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gases, such as: vapor, smoke, fumes, effluvium, miasma, and stream.

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