having the consistency of a gas
Derivationally related forms: ↑gaseous
Hypernyms: ↑consistency, ↑consistence, ↑eubstance, ↑body
Hyponyms: ↑bubbliness, ↑effervescence, ↑frothiness, ↑foaminess

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noun (-es)
: the quality or state of being gaseous; often : effervescence

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gasˈeousness noun
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Main Entry:gas

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