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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gas  \Gas\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gassed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gassing}.] 
  1.  (Textiles)  To  singe,  as  in  a  gas  flame,  so  as  to  remove 
  loose  fibers;  as  to  gas  thread. 
 
  2.  To  impregnate  with  gas;  as  to  gas  lime  with  chlorine  in 
  the  manufacture  of  bleaching  powder. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gassing  \Gas"sing\,  n. 
  1.  (Manuf.)  The  process  of  passing  cotton  goods  between  two 
  rollers  and  exposing  them  to  numerous  minute  jets  of  gas 
  to  burn  off  the  small  fibers;  any  similar  process  of 
  singeing. 
 
  2.  Boasting;  insincere  or  empty  talk.  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gassing 
  n  1:  the  process  of  interacting  with  gas 
  2:  the  deliberate  act  of  poisoning  someone  with  gas 




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