gas

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgæs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gæs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gas)


Inflections of 'gas' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": gases
Inflections of 'gas' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
gasses
v 3rd person singular
gassing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
gassed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
gassed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
gas - petrol
‘gas’
In British and American English, the air-like substance that burns easily and that is used for cooking and heating is called gas.
In American English, the liquid that is used as fuel for vehicles is also called gas, or gasoline.
I'm sorry I'm late. I had to stop for gas.
‘petrol’
In British English, this liquid is called petrol.
Petrol only costs 90p per gallon there.
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