gas


gas
m.
gas (fluido).
con gas carbonated, sparkling (agua, bebida)
a todo gas (informal) flat out, at top speed (peninsular Spanish)
aun jugando a medio gas ganaron (informal) they won even though they weren't really trying (peninsular Spanish)
quedarse sin gas (informal figurative) to run out of steam (peninsular Spanish)
gas butano butane (gas)
gas ciudad town gas (peninsular Spanish)
gas hilarante laughing gas
gas lacrimógeno tear gas
gas mostaza mustard gas
gas natural natural gas
gas noble (chemistry) noble gas
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gas
nombre masculino
1 (gen) gas
nombre masculino plural gases
1 (flatulencias) wind sing, flatulence sing, US gas sing
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a todo gas familiar flat out, at full tilt
tener gases to have wind
agua con gas carbonated water, fizzy water
gas butano butane gas
gas ciudad town gas
gas de escape exhaust fumes plural
gas hilarante laughing gas
gas mostaza mustard gas
gas natural natural gas
gas noble inert gas
gas pobre producer gas
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noun m.
gas
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SM
1) (=combustible) gas

una cocina de gas — a gas cooker

esta cerveza tiene mucho gas — this beer is very gassy o fizzy

asfixiar con gas a algn — to gas sb

agua (mineral) con gas — sparkling (mineral) water

una bebida con gas — a fizzy drink

agua (mineral) sin gas — still (mineral) water

una bebida sin gas — a still drink

gas butano — butane, butane gas

gas ciudad — town gas

gas de (efecto) invernadero — greenhouse gas

gas del alumbrado — coal gas

gas de los pantanos — marsh gas

gas hilarante — laughing gas

gases lacrimógenos — tear gas sing

gas inerte — inert gas

gas licuado — liquefied gas; Chile [para uso doméstico] Calor gas ®

gas mostaza — mustard gas

gas natural — natural gas

gas nervioso — nerve gas

gas noble — noble gas, rare gas

gas pobre — producer gas

gas propano — propane, propane gas

gas tóxico — poison gas

2) CAm, Méx (=gasolina) petrol, gas (EEUU)

darle gas — * to step on the gas *

a medio gas —

el equipo jugó a medio gas — the team played with the foot off the pedal

el coche iba a todo gas — the car was going full out o flat out *

tenían el aire acondicionado a todo gas — they had the air conditioning full on

tuvimos que terminarlo a todo gas — we had to work flat out to get it finished *

la maquinaria electoral funciona ya a todo gas — the electoral machine is now in full swing

perder gas —

el equipo comenzó la temporada con fuerza pero ha ido perdiendo gas — the team began the season well but has been running out of steam

los hinchas fueron perdiendo gas a medida que transcurría el partido — the fans gradually lost enthusiasm as the match progressed

3) pl gases (=emanaciones perjudiciales) fumes

los gases tóxicos que se emiten a la atmósfera — the toxic o poisonous fumes released into the atmosphere

gases de escape — exhaust fumes

emisiones de gases de escape — exhaust emissions

4) pl gases (=flatulencias) wind sing , flatulence sing , gas sing (EEUU)

tener gases — to have wind, have gas (EEUU)

* * *
masculino
1) (Fís, Quím) gas

gases tóxicos — toxic fumes

asfixiar con gas — to gas

cocina a or de gas — gas cooker

a todo gas — (Esp fam) at full speed

darle gas — (Auto) (fam) to step on the gas (colloq)

2) gases masculino plural (Fisiol) wind, flatulence
* * *
= gas [gases/gasses, pl.].
Ex. The command 'SELECT OIL OR GAS' retrieves records with EITHER oil or gas.
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* a gas = gas-powered.
* agua con gas = carbonated water.
* agua sin gas = still water.
* a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
* asfixiar con gas = gas.
* a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
* avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
* bombona de gas = gas bottle, gas cylinder, gas canister.
* bombona de gas butano = butane cylinder, butane gas cylinder.
* bombona de gas propano = propane cylinder, propane gas cylinder.
* calentador de gas = gas heater.
* cámara de gas = gas chamber.
* cocina a gas = gas stove.
* cocina de gas = gas stove.
* colector de gases = exhaust manifold, inlet manifold.
* con gas = carbonated.
* contador del gas = gas meter.
* de gas = gas-powered.
* eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
* emisión de gases = exhaust emission.
* emisión de gases de efecto invernadero = carbon emission.
* emisión de gas invernadero = greenhouse gas emission.
* emitir gases = gas.
* enfríado por gas = gas-cooled.
* factura de electricidad, agua o gas = utility bill.
* farola de gas = gas lamp.
* fuego de gas = gas ring, gas ring burner.
* fuga de gas = gas leak.
* fuga de gas tóxico = toxic gas leak.
* gas amoniacal = ammonia gas.
* gas butano = butane gas.
* gas ciudad = city gas.
* gas combustible = fuel gas.
* gas de bombona = cylinder gas.
* gas del tubo de escape = exhaust fume, exhaust gas, exhaust.
* gas de óxido de etileno = ethylene oxide gas.
* gas de óxido de nitrógeno = nitrogen oxide gas.
* gas en bombona = bottled gas.
* gas halón = halon gas.
* gas inerte = inert gas.
* gas invernadero = greenhouse gas.
* gas irritante = burning gas.
* gas lacrimógeno = tear gas.
* gas líquido = liquid gas.
* gas metano = methane.
* gas mostaza = mustard gas.
* gas natural = natural gas.
* gas nervioso = nerve gas, nerve agent.
* gas neurotóxico = nerve agent.
* gas noble = noble gas.
* gas propano = propane gas.
* gas que produce el efecto invernadero = greenhouse gas.
* gas tóxico = toxic gas.
* gas venenoso = poisonous gas.
* gas volcánico = volcanic gas.
* hornilla a gas = gas stove.
* hornilla de gas = gas stove, gas hob, gas ring stove, gas ring cooker.
* industria del gas = gas industry.
* lámpara de gas = gaslight, gas lamp.
* matar con gas = gas.
* perder gas = lose + steam.
* quedarse sin gas = lose + steam.
* quemador de gas = gas ring, gas ring burner.
* recursos de gas natural = gas resources, natural gas resources.
* regulador de gas = gas regulator.
* regulador de presión de gas = gas regulator.
* sistema de emisión de gases = exhaust system.
* sistema de extinción de incendios mediante gas halón = halon gas fire extinguishing system.
* * *
masculino
1) (Fís, Quím) gas

gases tóxicos — toxic fumes

asfixiar con gas — to gas

cocina a or de gas — gas cooker

a todo gas — (Esp fam) at full speed

darle gas — (Auto) (fam) to step on the gas (colloq)

2) gases masculino plural (Fisiol) wind, flatulence
* * *
= gas [gases/gasses, pl.].

Ex: The command 'SELECT OIL OR GAS' retrieves records with EITHER oil or gas.

* a gas = gas-powered.
* agua con gas = carbonated water.
* agua sin gas = still water.
* a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
* asfixiar con gas = gas.
* a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
* avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
* bombona de gas = gas bottle, gas cylinder, gas canister.
* bombona de gas butano = butane cylinder, butane gas cylinder.
* bombona de gas propano = propane cylinder, propane gas cylinder.
* calentador de gas = gas heater.
* cámara de gas = gas chamber.
* cocina a gas = gas stove.
* cocina de gas = gas stove.
* colector de gases = exhaust manifold, inlet manifold.
* con gas = carbonated.
* contador del gas = gas meter.
* de gas = gas-powered.
* eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
* emisión de gases = exhaust emission.
* emisión de gases de efecto invernadero = carbon emission.
* emisión de gas invernadero = greenhouse gas emission.
* emitir gases = gas.
* enfríado por gas = gas-cooled.
* factura de electricidad, agua o gas = utility bill.
* farola de gas = gas lamp.
* fuego de gas = gas ring, gas ring burner.
* fuga de gas = gas leak.
* fuga de gas tóxico = toxic gas leak.
* gas amoniacal = ammonia gas.
* gas butano = butane gas.
* gas ciudad = city gas.
* gas combustible = fuel gas.
* gas de bombona = cylinder gas.
* gas del tubo de escape = exhaust fume, exhaust gas, exhaust.
* gas de óxido de etileno = ethylene oxide gas.
* gas de óxido de nitrógeno = nitrogen oxide gas.
* gas en bombona = bottled gas.
* gas halón = halon gas.
* gas inerte = inert gas.
* gas invernadero = greenhouse gas.
* gas irritante = burning gas.
* gas lacrimógeno = tear gas.
* gas líquido = liquid gas.
* gas metano = methane.
* gas mostaza = mustard gas.
* gas natural = natural gas.
* gas nervioso = nerve gas, nerve agent.
* gas neurotóxico = nerve agent.
* gas noble = noble gas.
* gas propano = propane gas.
* gas que produce el efecto invernadero = greenhouse gas.
* gas tóxico = toxic gas.
* gas venenoso = poisonous gas.
* gas volcánico = volcanic gas.
* hornilla a gas = gas stove.
* hornilla de gas = gas stove, gas hob, gas ring stove, gas ring cooker.
* industria del gas = gas industry.
* lámpara de gas = gaslight, gas lamp.
* matar con gas = gas.
* perder gas = lose + steam.
* quedarse sin gas = lose + steam.
* quemador de gas = gas ring, gas ring burner.
* recursos de gas natural = gas resources, natural gas resources.
* regulador de gas = gas regulator.
* regulador de presión de gas = gas regulator.
* sistema de emisión de gases = exhaust system.
* sistema de extinción de incendios mediante gas halón = halon gas fire extinguishing system.

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gas
masculine
A (Fís, Quím) gas
una acumulación de gases nocivos a build-up of noxious gases
al arder despide gases tóxicos when it burns it emits toxic fumes
los asfixian con gas they gas them
el anhídrido carbónico es un gas asfixiante carbon dioxide is an asphyxiant
calefacción/cocina a or de gas gas heating/cooker
a todo gas (Esp fam): pasó a todo gas con su moto he raced o sped past on his motorbike, he whizzed past at top speed o at full tilt on his bike (colloq)
trabajamos a todo gas para terminar a tiempo we worked flat out o at full speed to finish on time (colloq)
darle gas (Auto) (fam); to step on the gas (colloq)
¡vamos, dale gas! come on, step on it! o step on the gas!
Compuestos:
gas butano
butane gas
gas ciudad
(Esp) town gas
gas de cañería
(Chi) town gas
gas de hulla
coal gas
gas hilarante
laughing gas
gas lacrimógeno
tear gas
usaron gases lacrimógenos they used tear gas
gas licuado
liquified gas
gas mostaza
mustard gas
gas natural
natural gas
gas neurotóxico or nervioso
nerve gas
gas noble
noble o rare gas
gas pimienta
pepper spray
gas propano
propane gas
gas raro
noble o rare gas
B
(Esp fam) (energía): la compañía está perdiendo or se está quedando sin gas the company is losing its thrust o impetus
después de tres vueltas me quedé sin gas after three laps I ran out of steam
a medio gas (Esp fam): todos están trabajando a medio gas nobody's giving 100%
C gases mpl (Fisiol) wind, flatulence
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gas sustantivo masculino
1 (Fís, Quím) gas;
gases tóxicos toxic fumes;

gas ciudad town gas;
gas lacrimógeno/licuado tear/liquified gas
2
gases sustantivo masculino plural (Fisiol) wind, gas (AmE)

gas sustantivo masculino
1 gas: desprende gases nocivos, it gives off dangerous fumes
gas butano/ciudad, butane/town gas
gas mostaza/sarín, nerve/sarin gas
gas tóxico, poison gas
2 (de una bebida) fizz
bebidas con gas, fizzy drinks
3 Med gases, flatulence sing: el niño tiene gases, the baby has wind
'gas' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acelerador
- acometida
- bombona
- butano
- cámara
- chorro
- conducción
- dar
- emanación
- emisión
- escaparse
- escape
- espita
- estufa
- exhalar
- flujo
- fuego
- fuga
- gasoducto
- gasolina
- gasolinera
- inflamarse
- irse
- lacrimógena
- lacrimógeno
- llave
- máscara
- mostaza
- pérdida
- recibo
- salirse
- surtidor
- abonado
- abrir
- agua
- asfixiante
- bencinera
- bolsa
- bomba
- burbuja
- calefacción
- cerrar
- cocina
- conectar
- contador
- cortar
- cuenta
- depósito
- ducto
- escapar
English:
board
- build-up
- butane
- convert
- cut off
- cylinder
- demonstration
- disconnect
- emit
- escape
- expansion
- fire
- fizz
- fizzy
- flat
- gas
- gas bag
- gas chamber
- gas cooker
- gas fire
- gas fittings
- gas heater
- gas mask
- gas oil
- gas oven
- gas station
- gasworks
- laughing gas
- lay on
- leak
- main
- nerve gas
- off
- pipe
- pipeline
- poison gas
- powered
- put on
- release
- soda
- sparkling
- still
- tap
- teargas
- bubble
- Calor Gas
- connect
- CS gas
- deposit
- diesel
* * *
gas nm
1. [fluido] gas;
un horno de gas a gas oven;
calefacción de gas gas heating;
acaban de instalarnos el gas they've just connected the gas;
con gas [agua, bebida] sparkling;
Aut
dale gas step on the accelerator
Comp
gas butano butane (gas); CSur gas de cañería town gas;
gas de carbón coal gas;
Esp gas ciudad manufactured gas, Br town gas;
gas hilarante laughing gas;
gas de hulla coal gas;
gas ideal ideal gas;
gas inerte inert gas;
gas lacrimógeno tear gas;
gas licuado liquefied gas;
Méx gas LP LPG, liquefied petroleum gas;
gas mostaza mustard gas;
gas natural natural gas;
gas noble noble gas;
gas de los pantanos marsh gas;
gas perfecto ideal gas;
gas propano propane gas;
gas sarín sarin gas;
gas tóxico poison gas
2.
gases [en el estómago] wind;
las legumbres dan muchos gases pulses give you a lot of wind o US gas
3. Esp Fam [fuerza]
aun jugando a medio gas ganaron they won even though they weren't really trying;
quedarse sin gas to run out of steam
4. Esp Fam [velocidad]
corrió a todo gas he ran flat out o at top speed;
leí el periódico a todo gas I read the newspaper as fast as I could
* * *
gas
m
1 FÍS, QUÍM gas;
con gas sparkling, carbonated;
sin gas still
2
:
gases pl MED gas sg, wind sg
3
:
a todo gas flat out;
a medio gas fig at reduced capacity;
perder gas fig run out of steam
* * *
gas nm
: gas, vapor, fumes pl
gas lagrimógeno: tear gas
* * *
gas n gas [pl. gases]
una estufa de gas a gas fire
un escape de gas a gas leak
a todo gas at full speed
gas ciudad town gas
gas lacrimógeno tear gas
gas natural natural gas

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