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Noun: gassing  ga-sing
  1. The process of interacting with gas
     
  2. The deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas
Verb: gas (gassed,gassing,gases)  gas
  1. Attack with gas; subject to gas fumes
    "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
     
  2. Show off
    - boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ]
     
  3. Talk socially without exchanging too much information
    "the men were sitting in the cafe and gassing";
    - chew the fat, shoot the breeze [N. Amer], chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver [UK, dialect], visit, gab

Derived forms: gassings

Type of: amplify, assail, attack, chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, converse, discourse, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate, poisoning

Encyclopedia: Gassing

Gas, electricity, and water