(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. aeriform or elastic fluid; vapor, fume, reek; air, ether; fuel, gasoline, petrol; bombast, hot air (sl.); gas attack.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A state of matter]
Syn. vapor, volatile substance, fumes, aeriform fluid, gaseous mixture.
2. [*Gasoline]
Syn. propellant, petrol (British), motor fuel; see gasoline .
3. [Poisonous gas]
Poisonous gases include: vesicant, incendiary gas, Lewisite, mustard gas, chloral gas, chlorine, carbon monoxide, methyl isocyanate, bromide, bromoacetone, phosgene, chloropicrin, Agent Orange, hydrocyanic acid, arsine, stibine, chloracetophenone, brombenzylcyanide, Adamsite, asphyxiating gas, vesicatory gas, moldy hay*.
4. [An anesthetic]
Syn. ether, general anesthetic, chloroform, nitrous oxide, laughing gas*.
step on the gas*,
Syn. rush, move fast, speed up, step on it*; see hurry 1 , speed .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. vapor fume, air, exhalation, steam, smoke, effluvium, miasma, oxygen, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, methane, propane, hydrogen, nitrogen.
2. gasoline fuel, petrol, flammable liquid, propellant, combustible, gasahol.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Slang. Incessant and usually inconsequential talk: babble, blab, blabber, chat, chatter, chitchat, jabber, palaver, prate, prattle, small talk. Slang: gab, yak. See WORDS. 2. Slang. Something or someone uproariously funny or absurd: absurdity. Informal: hoot, joke, laugh, scream. Slang: howl, panic, riot. Idiom: a laugh a minute. See LAUGHTER. II verb Slang. To talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially: babble, blabber, chatter, chitchat, clack, jabber, palaver, prate, prattle, rattle (on), run on. Informal: go on, spiel. Slang: gab, jaw, yak. Idioms: run off at the mouth, shoot the breeze (or bull). See WORDS.

English dictionary for students. 2013.


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