US: /ˈɡæs/
UK: /ɡˈæs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

gas /gæs/
  • danh từ
    • khí
    • khí thắp, hơi đốt
    • khí tê (dùng khi chữa răng) ((cũng) laughing gas)
    • (quân sự) hơi độc, hơi ngạt
    • khí nổ (mỏ, than)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) dầu xăng
    • (thông tục) chuyện rỗng tuếch không đâu vào đâu, chuyện tầm phào; chuyện huyên hoang khoác lác
    • to step on the gas
      • (xem) step
  • ngoại động từ
    • cung cấp khí thấp, cung cấp hơi đốt (cho một căn buồng)
    • hơ (chỉ, sợi...) qua đèn khí (cho hết lông tơ)
    • thắp sáng bằng đén khí
    • thả hơi độc, thả hơi ngạt, làm ngạt bằng hơi độc
    • (thông tục) lừa bịp (ai) bằng những lời huênh hoang khoác lác
    • nội động từ
      • xì hơi
      • nói dông dài; nói chuyện tầm phào; huyên hoang khoác lác

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    (plural gases or less frequent gasses)
    not solid / liquid
    1 [C, U] any substance like air that is neither a solid nor a liquid, for example HYDROGEN and OXYGEN are both gases: Air is a mixture of gases. + CFC gases + a gas bottle / cylinder (= for storing gas)
    See also - GREENHOUSE GAS
    2 [U] a particular type of gas or mixture of gases used as fuel for heating and cooking: a gas cooker / fire / furnace / oven / ring / stove + a gas explosion / leak + gas central heating + (BrE) Preheat the oven to gas mark 5 (= a particular temperature of a gas oven)
    3 [U] a particular type of gas used during a medical operation, to make the patient sleep or to make the pain less: an anaesthetic gas + Did you have gas or an injection? + During the birth she was given gas and air.
    See also - LAUGHING GAS
    4 [U] a particular type of gas used in war to kill or injure people, or used by the police to control people: a gas attack
    in vehicle
    5 [U] (AmE) = PETROL: a gas station
    6 (the gas) [sing.] (especially AmE) = GAS PEDAL: Step on the gas, we're late.
    7 [sing.] (especially AmE) a person or an event that is fun: The party was a real gas.
    in stomach
    8 [U] (AmE) = WIND (2)
    Idioms see COOK v.
    + verb (-ss-)
    kill / harm with gas
    1 [VN] to kill or harm sb by making them breathe poisonous gas: She gassed herself with fumes from the car's exhaust pipe. + He was gassed in the war.
    2 [V] (usually used in the progressive tenses) (old-fashioned, informal) to talk for a long time about things that are not important
    Synonym: CHAT
    I thought he'd never stop gassing!

    Collocation dictionary

    1 substance like air


    noxious, poisonous, toxic | explosive, inflammable, radioactive | inert | exhaust, greenhouse
    pollution from greenhouse gases
    | nerve, tear
    Police used water cannon and tear gas against demonstrators.

    VERB + GAS

    give off, produce
    It gives off a poisonous gas as it rots down.

    GAS + VERB

    build up
    Noxious gases had built up in the sewer.
    | escape, leak
    Toxic gases can escape through one of the pipes.

    2 for heating/cooking


    butane, coal, natural, propane | bottled, Calor

    VERB + GAS

    cook with
    I prefer to cook with gas.
    | light, turn on
    I lit the gas and put the soup on to warm.

    GAS + NOUN

    appliance, boiler, central heating, cooker, fire, lamp, oven | bottle, cylinder, pipeline | board | industry | field
    tapping the North Sea gas fields
    | supply | works
    Local gas works were closed as natural gas became available.
    | leak
    All gas leaks should be reported as soon as possible.


    gas mark 2, 3, etc.
    Set the oven at gas mark 4.

    Concise English dictionary

    +the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    +a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
    +a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    +a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    +a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    +a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes
    +attack with gas; subject to gas fumes
    +show off