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gang
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gangan; akin to Lithuanian žengti to stride Date: before 12th century Scottish go II. noun Etymology: ...
gang bang
verb Date: 1945 noun 1. often vulgar copulation by several persons in succession with the same passive partner 2. often vulgar gang rape
gang hook
noun Date: circa 1934 two or three fishhooks with their shanks joined together
gang rape
noun Date: 1966 rape of one person by several attackers in succession • gang-rape transitive verb
gang up
intransitive verb Date: 1925 1. to make a joint assault 2. to combine for a specific purpose 3. to exert group pressure
gang-rape
transitive verb see gang rape
gang-tackle
transitive verb Date: 1951 to bring down (a ballcarrier in football) with several tacklers
gangbang
verb Date: 1949 intransitive verb 1. often vulgar to participate in a gang bang 2. to participate in especially violent gang activity transitive verb often vulgar to ...
gangbanger
noun Date: 1969 a member of a street gang
gangbuster
noun Date: 1940 one engaged in the aggressive breakup of organized criminal gangs
gangbusters
also gangbuster adjective Date: 1971 outstandingly excellent or successful • gangbusters adverb
ganger
noun Date: 1849 British the foreman of a gang of workers
Ganges
geographical name river 1550 miles (2494 kilometers) N India flowing from the Himalayas SE & E to unite with the Brahmaputra & empty into Bay of Bengal through the vast ...
Gangetic
adjective see Ganges
Gangetic Plain
geographical name low-lying plains region India & Bangladesh formed by Ganges River & its tributaries
gangland
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1912 the world of organized crime
gangling
adjective Etymology: perhaps alteration of Scots gangrel vagrant, lanky person Date: 1843 loosely and awkwardly built ; lanky
ganglion
noun (plural ganglia; also -glions) Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Date: circa 1681 1. a small cystic tumor connected either with a joint membrane or tendon sheath 2. ...
ganglionated
adjective see ganglion
ganglionic
adjective see ganglion
ganglioside
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ganglion + 2-ose + -ide Date: 1943 any of a group of glycolipids that yield a hexose sugar on hydrolysis and are found ...
gangly
adjective (ganglier; -est) Date: 1872 gangling
gangplank
noun Date: 1846 a movable bridge used in boarding or leaving a ship at a pier
gangplow
noun Date: 1850 a plow designed to turn two or more furrows at one time
gangrel
noun Etymology: Middle English, from gangen to go, from Old English gangan Date: 14th century Scottish vagrant
gangrene
I. noun Etymology: Latin gangraena, from Greek gangraina; akin to Greek gran to gnaw Date: 1543 1. local death of soft tissues due to loss of blood supply 2. pervasive ...
gangrenous
adjective see gangrene I
gangsta
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: alteration of gangster Date: 1988 1. a member of an urban street gang 2. a performer of gangsta rap
gangsta rap
noun Date: 1990 rap music with lyrics explicitly portraying the violence and drug use of urban gang life and typically expressing hostility toward whites, women, and civil ...
gangsta rapper
noun see gangsta rap
gangster
noun Date: 1896 a member of a gang of criminals ; racketeer • gangsterdom noun • gangsterish adjective • gangsterism noun
gangsterdom
noun see gangster
gangsterish
adjective see gangster
gangsterism
noun see gangster
Gangtok
geographical name town NE India capital of Sikkim population 24,971
gangue
noun Etymology: French, from German Gang vein of metal, from Old High German, act of going Date: 1809 the worthless rock or vein matter in which valuable metals or minerals ...
gangway
noun Date: before 12th century 1. passageway; especially a temporary way of planks 2. a. either of the sides of the upper deck of a ship b. the opening by which a ...
ganister
also gannister noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1811 a fine-grained quartzite used in the manufacture of refractory brick
ganja
noun Etymology: Hindi gẵjā & Urdu gānjā, from Sanskrit gañjā hemp Date: 1689 a potent and selected preparation of marijuana used especially for smoking; broadly ...
gannet
noun (plural gannets; also gannet) Etymology: Middle English ganet, from Old English ganot; akin to Old English gōs goose Date: before 12th century any of a genus (Morus of ...
Gannett Peak
geographical name mountain 13,804 feet (4208 meters) central Wyoming; highest in Wind River Range & in the state
gannister
noun see ganister
ganoid
I. adjective Etymology: ultimately from Greek ganos brightness; akin to Greek gēthein to rejoice — more at joy Date: circa 1847 of, having, or being fish scales consisting ...
Gansu
or Kansu geographical name province N central China capital Lanzhou area 137,104 square miles (356,470 square kilometers), population 22,371,141
gantelope
or gantlope noun Etymology: modification of Swedish gatlopp, from Old Swedish gatulop, from gata road + lop course Date: 1646 archaic gauntlet II
gantlet
variant of gauntlet
gantlope
noun see gantelope
gantry
noun (plural gantries) Etymology: Middle English ganter, gauntree, from Anglo-French *ganter, from Old French dialect (Artois) gantier, from Latin cantherius horse of poor ...
Ganymede
noun Etymology: Latin Ganymedes, from Greek Ganymēdēs Date: 1565 a beautiful youth in classical mythology carried off to Olympus to be the cupbearer of the gods
GAO
abbreviation General Accounting Office
Gao Xingjian
biographical name 1940- French (Chinese-born) novelist, essayist, & dramatist
gaol
chiefly British variant of jail
gaoler
chiefly British variant of jailer
gap
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse, chasm, hole; akin to Old Norse gapa to gape Date: 14th century 1. a. a break in a barrier (as a wall, hedge, or line of ...
gap junction
noun Date: 1967 an area of contact between adjacent cells characterized by modification of the plasma membranes for intercellular communication or transfer of low ...
gap-toothed
adjective Date: 1567 having gaps between the teeth
gape
I. intransitive verb (gaped; gaping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse gapa; perhaps akin to Latin hiare to gape, yawn — more at yawn Date: 13th century 1. a. to ...
gaper
noun Date: circa 1637 1. one that gapes 2. any of several large sluggish burrowing clams (families Myacidae and Mactridae) including several used for food
gapeworm
noun Date: 1873 a nematode worm (Syngamus trachea) that causes gapes in birds
gaping
adjective Date: 1588 wide open
gapingly
adverb see gape I
gapped scale
noun Date: 1910 a musical scale derived from a larger system of tones by omitting certain tones
gappy
adjective see gap I
GAR
abbreviation Grand Army of the Republic
Gar
or Kaerh geographical name town China in W Tibet
gar
I. interjection Etymology: euphemism for God Date: 1598 — used as a mild oath in the phrase by gar II. noun Etymology: short for garfish Date: 1765 any of various ...
garage
I. noun Etymology: French, act of docking, garage, from garer to dock, from Middle French garrer, probably ultimately from Old Norse vara to beware, take care; akin to Old High ...
garage band
noun Date: 1972 an amateur rock band typically holding its rehearsals in a garage and usually having only a local audience
garage sale
noun Date: 1964 a sale of used household or personal articles (as furniture, tools, or clothing) held on the seller's own premises
garageman
noun Date: 1919 a person who works in a garage
garam masala
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu garam masālā, literally, hot spices Date: 1954 a pungent and aromatic mixture of ground spices used in Indian cooking
Garamond
or Garamont biographical name Claude circa 1480-1561 French typefounder
Garamont
biographical name see Garamond
Garand
biographical name John Cantius 1888-1974 American (Canadian-born) inventor
Garand rifle
noun Etymology: John C. Garand Date: 1931 M1 rifle
garb
I. noun Etymology: Middle French or Old Italian; Middle French garbe graceful contour, grace, from Old Italian garbo grace Date: 1599 1. obsolete fashion, manner 2. a. a ...
garbage
noun Etymology: Middle English, offal Date: 15th century 1. a. food waste b. discarded or useless material 2. a. trash 1b b. inaccurate or useless data
garbageman
noun Date: 1888 one who collects and hauls away garbage
garbanzo
noun (plural -zos) Etymology: Spanish Date: 1759 chickpea
garbanzo bean
noun Date: 1944 chickpea
garble
I. transitive verb (garbled; garbling) Etymology: Middle English garbelen, from Old Italian garbellare to sift, from Arabic gharbala, from Late Latin cribellare, from cribellum ...
garbler
noun see garble I
Garbo
biographical name Greta 1905-1990 originally Greta Lovisa Gustafsson American (Swedish-born) actress • Garboesque adjective
garboard
noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch gaarboord Date: 1627 the strake next to a ship's keel
Garboesque
adjective see Garbo
garboil
noun Etymology: Middle French garbouil, from Old Italian garbuglio Date: 1548 archaic a confused disordered state ; turmoil
garbologist
noun see garbology
garbology
noun Etymology: garbage + -ology (as in geology) Date: 1975 the study of modern culture through the analysis of what is thrown away as garbage • garbologist noun
García Gutiérrez
biographical name Antonio 1813-1884 Spanish dramatist
García Íñiguez
biographical name Calixto 1839-1898 Cuban revolutionary
García Lorca
biographical name Federico 1898-1936 Spanish poet & dramatist
García Márquez
biographical name Gabriel 1928- Colombian author
García Moreno
biographical name Gabriel 1821-1875 Ecuadorian journalist; president of Ecuador (1861-65; 1869-75)
Garcilaso de la Vega
biographical name 1539-1616 El Inca Peruvian historian
garçon
noun (plural garçons) Etymology: French, boy, servant, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German hrechjo fugitive — more at wretch Date: 1788 waiter
garçon d'honneur
foreign term Etymology: French bridegroom's attendant
garda
noun (plural gardai) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Irish garda (plural gardaí), short for garda síochána, literally, guardian of the peace Date: 1934 a police ...
Garda, Lake
geographical name lake about 35 miles (56 kilometers) long N Italy between Lombardy & Veneto draining through the Mincio into the Po
garde du corps
foreign term Etymology: French bodyguard
garde-manger
noun (plural garde-mangers) Etymology: French, literally, one who keeps food Date: 1928 a cook who specializes in the preparation of cold foods (as meats, fish, and salads)
Garden
biographical name Mary 1874-1967 American (Scottish-born) soprano
garden
I. noun Etymology: Middle English gardin, from Anglo-French gardin, jardin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard Date: 13th century 1. ...
garden apartment
noun Date: 1946 a multiple-unit low-rise dwelling having considerable lawn or garden space
garden city
noun Date: 1898 a planned residential community with park and planted areas
Garden City
geographical name 1. city W Kansas on Arkansas River population 28,451 2. city SE Michigan population 30,047
garden cress
noun Date: 1577 an annual herb (Lepidium sativum) of the mustard family sometimes cultivated for its pungent basal leaves
Garden Grove
geographical name city SW California SW of Los Angeles population 165,196
garden heliotrope
noun Date: circa 1902 a tall rhizomatous Old World valerian (Valeriana officinalis) widely cultivated for its fragrant tiny flowers and for its roots which yield the drug ...
Garden of Eden
Date: 1535 Eden
garden rocket
noun Date: 1597 arugula
garden-variety
adjective Date: 1928 ordinary, commonplace
Gardena
geographical name city SW California S of Los Angeles population 57,746
gardener
noun see garden II
gardenful
noun see garden I
gardenia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Alexander Garden died 1791 Scottish naturalist Date: 1760 any of a large genus (Gardenia) of Old World tropical trees and shrubs of the madder ...
garderobe
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old French, from garder to watch, guard + robe clothing Date: 15th century 1. a wardrobe or its contents 2. a private room ; bedroom ...
gardez la foi
foreign term Etymology: French keep faith
Gardiner
I. biographical name Samuel Rawson 1829-1902 English historian II. biographical name Stephen circa 1482-1555 English prelate & statesman
Gardner
biographical name Erle Stanley 1889-1970 American writer
gardyloo
interjection Etymology: perhaps from French garde à l'eau! look out for the water! Date: 1622 — used in Edinburgh as a warning cry when it was customary to throw slops ...
Gareth
noun Date: 15th century a knight of the Round Table and nephew of King Arthur
Garfield
I. biographical name James Abram 1831-1881 20th president of the United States (1881) II. geographical name city NE New Jersey N of Newark population 29,786
Garfield Heights
geographical name city NE Ohio SSE of Cleveland population 30,734
Garfield Mountain
geographical name mountain 10,961 feet (3341 meters) SW Montana near Idaho border; highest in Beaverhead & Bitterroot ranges
garfish
noun Etymology: Middle English garfysshe Date: 15th century gar
Gargantua
noun Etymology: French Date: 1571 a gigantic king in Rabelais's Gargantua having a great capacity for food and drink
gargantuan
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Gargantua Date: 1596 tremendous in size, volume, or degree ; gigantic, colossal
gargle
I. verb (gargled; gargling) Etymology: Middle French gargouiller, of imitative origin Date: 1527 transitive verb 1. a. to hold (a liquid) in the mouth or throat and ...
gargoyle
noun Etymology: Middle English gargule, gargoyl, from Old French gargoule Date: 13th century 1. a. a spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting ...
gargoyled
adjective see gargoyle
garibaldi
noun Date: 1862 a woman's blouse copied from the red shirt worn by the Italian patriot Garibaldi
Garibaldi
biographical name Giuseppe 1807-1882 Italian patriot • Garibaldian adjective
Garibaldian
adjective see Garibaldi
Garifuna
noun (plural Garifuna or Garifunas) Etymology: Garifuna garífuna, a self-designation; akin to Taino caribe, caribi Carib, Island Carib (Arawakan language of the Lesser ...
Garigliano
geographical name river 100 miles (161 kilometers) central Italy in Lazio flowing SE & SW into Gulf of Gaeta
garigue
noun Etymology: French Date: 1896 a low open scrubland with many evergreen shrubs, low trees, aromatic herbs, and bunchgrasses found in poor or dry soil in the Mediterranean ...
garish
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1545 1. clothed in vivid colors 2. a. excessively or disturbingly vivid b. offensively or distressingly bright ; ...
garishly
adverb see garish
garishness
noun see garish
Garland
I. biographical name (Hannibal) Hamlin 1860-1940 American novelist II. biographical name Judy 1922-1969 originally Frances Gumm American actress & singer III. geographical ...
garland
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French garlande Date: 14th century 1. a circular or spiral arrangement of intertwined material (as flowers or leaves) 2. ...
garlic
noun Etymology: Middle English garlek, from Old English gārlēac, from gār spear + lēac leek — more at gore Date: before 12th century 1. a European allium (Allium ...
garlic chive
noun Date: 1969 a perennial allium (Allium tuberosum) native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its garlic-flavored stems, leaves, buds, and flower heads — ...
garlic salt
noun Date: 1927 a seasoning of ground dried garlic and salt
garlicked
adjective Date: 1950 containing or prepared with garlic
garlicky
adjective see garlic
garment
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French garnement, from garnir to equip — more at garnish Date: 14th century an article of clothing II. transitive verb Date: ...
garment bag
noun Date: 1927 a bag used by travelers that folds in half and has a center handle for easy carrying
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
geographical name city S Germany in Bavaria SW of Munich in foothills of the Alps population 27,094
garner
transitive verb (garnered; garnering) Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Middle English gerner, garner granary, from Anglo-French gerner, grenier, from Latin granarium, ...
Garner
biographical name John Nance 1868-1967 American politician; vice president of the United States (1933-41)
garnet
noun Etymology: Middle English gernet, from Anglo-French gernete, from gernet dark red, from pume gernete pomegranate Date: 14th century 1. a brittle and more or less ...
garnet paper
noun Date: circa 1902 an abrasive paper with crushed garnet as the abrasive
garnetiferous
adjective see garnet
Garnett
biographical name Constance 1862-1946 née Black English translator
garnierite
noun Etymology: Jules Garnier died 1904 French geologist Date: 1875 a soft mineral consisting of hydrous nickel magnesium silicate and constituting an important ore of nickel
garnish
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French garniss-, stem of garnir to warn, equip, garnish, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German warnōn to take ...
garnishee
I. noun Date: 1627 a person who is served with a legal process of garnishment II. transitive verb (-eed; -eeing) Date: 1846 1. to serve with a garnishment 2. to take (as ...
garnishment
noun Date: 1550 1. ornament, garnish 2. a legal summons or warning concerning the attachment of property to satisfy a debt 3. a stoppage of a specified sum from wages ...
garniture
noun Etymology: Middle French, equipment, alteration of Old French garnesture, from garnir Date: 1558 1. embellishment, trimming 2. a set of decorative objects (as vases, ...
Garonne
geographical name river about 355 miles (571 kilometers) SW France flowing NW to unite with the Dordogne forming Gironde Estuary
garotte
I. noun see garrote I II. transitive verb see garrote II
garpike
noun Date: 1776 gar b
garret
noun Etymology: Middle English garite watchtower, turret, from Anglo-French, from garir Date: 14th century a room or unfinished part of a house just under the roof
Garrick
biographical name David 1717-1779 English actor
Garrison
biographical name William Lloyd 1805-1879 American abolitionist
garrison
I. noun Etymology: Middle English garisoun protection, from Anglo-French garisun healing, protection, from garir to heal, protect, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German ...
garrison cap
noun Date: 1944 a visorless folding cap worn as part of a military uniform — compare service cap
Garrison Dam
geographical name dam 210 feet (64 meters) high in Missouri River W central North Dakota — see sakakawea (Lake)
Garrison finish
noun Etymology: probably from Edward “Snapper” Garrison, 19th century American jockey Date: 1893 a finish in which the winner comes from behind at the end
garrison house
noun Date: 1676 1. a house fortified against attack 2. blockhouse 3. a house having the second story overhanging the first in the front
garrison state
noun Date: 1937 a state organized to serve primarily its own need for military security; also a state maintained by military power
garron
noun Etymology: Irish gearrán & Scottish Gaelic gearran, gelding Date: 1540 Scottish & Irish a small sturdy workhorse
garrote
I. noun or garotte Etymology: Spanish garrote Date: 1622 1. a. a method of execution by strangulation b. the apparatus used 2. an implement (as a wire with a handle ...
garroter
noun see garrote II
garrulity
noun Date: 1581 the quality or state of being garrulous
garrulous
adjective Etymology: Latin garrulus, from garrire to chatter — more at care Date: circa 1611 1. given to prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity ; pointlessly or annoyingly ...
garrulously
adverb see garrulous
garrulousness
noun see garrulous
Garshin
biographical name Vsevolod Mikhaylovich 1855-1888 Russian writer
garter
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French gareter, from garet thigh, shank, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh gar shank Date: 14th century 1. a. a band worn to ...
garter snake
noun Date: 1743 any of a genus (Thamnophis) of harmless viviparous American snakes with longitudinal stripes on the back
garth
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse garthr yard; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard Date: 14th century a small yard or enclosure ; close
garvey
noun (plural garveys) Etymology: probably from the name Garvey Date: circa 1896 a small scow especially of the New Jersey coast
Garvey
biographical name Marcus Moziah 1887-1940 Jamaican black leader
Gary
I. biographical name Elbert Henry 1846-1927 American industrialist II. geographical name city NW Indiana on Lake Michigan population 102,746
gas
I. noun (plural gases; also gasses) Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin chaos space, chaos Date: 1779 1. a fluid (as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume ...
gas chamber
noun Date: 1945 a chamber in which prisoners are executed by poison gas
gas chromatograph
noun Date: 1958 an instrument used to separate a sample into components in gas chromatography
gas chromatographic
adjective see gas chromatography
gas chromatography
noun Date: 1952 chromatography in which the sample mixture is vaporized and injected into a stream of carrier gas (as nitrogen or helium) moving through a column containing a ...
gas fitter
noun Date: 1849 a worker who installs or repairs gas pipes and appliances
gas gangrene
noun Date: 1914 progressive gangrene marked by impregnation of the dead and dying tissue with gas and caused by one or more toxin-producing clostridia
gas log
noun Date: 1871 a hollow perforated imitation log used as a gas burner in a fireplace
gas mask
noun Date: 1915 a mask connected to a chemical air filter and used to protect the face and lungs from toxic gases; broadly respirator 1
gas oil
noun Date: 1901 a hydrocarbon oil used as a fuel oil; especially a petroleum distillate intermediate in boiling range and viscosity between kerosene and lubricating oil
gas plant
noun Date: circa 1909 fraxinella
gas ring
noun Date: 1878 a ring-shaped portable gas burner for cooking
gas station
noun Date: 1925 a retail station for servicing motor vehicles especially with gasoline and oil — called also service station
gas turbine
noun Date: 1904 an internal combustion engine in which expanding gases from the combustion chamber drive the blades of a turbine
gas-guzzler
noun Date: 1973 a usually large automobile that gets relatively poor mileage • gas-guzzling adjective
gas-guzzling
adjective see gas-guzzler
gas-liquid chromatographic
adjective see gas-liquid chromatography
gas-liquid chromatography
noun Date: 1952 gas chromatography in which the stationary phase is a liquid • gas-liquid chromatographic adjective
gas-operated
adjective Date: 1944 of a firearm using part of the force of expanding propellant gases to operate the action
gasbag
noun Date: 1827 1. a bag for holding gas 2. an idle or garrulous talker
Gascogne
geographical name see Gascony
Gascoigne
biographical name George circa 1525-1577 English poet
gascon
noun Date: 14th century 1. capitalized a. a native of Gascony b. the Romance speech of Gascony 2. a boastful swaggering person • Gascon adjective
Gascon
adjective see gascon
gasconade
noun Etymology: French gasconnade, from gasconner to boast, from gascon Gascon, boaster Date: 1709 bravado, boasting • gasconade intransitive verb • gasconader noun
Gasconade
geographical name river 265 miles (426 kilometers) S central Missouri flowing NE into Missouri River
gasconader
noun see gasconade
Gascony
or French Gascogne geographical name region & former province SW France capital Auch
gaseous
adjective Date: 1799 1. having the form of or being gas; also of or relating to gases 2. a. lacking substance or solidity b. gassy 3 • gaseousness noun
gaseousness
noun see gaseous
gash
I. noun Date: 1548 1. a deep long cut in flesh 2. a deep narrow depression or cut II. verb Etymology: alteration of Middle English garsen, from Anglo-French garser to ...
Gasherbrum
geographical name mountain 26,470 feet (8068 meters) N Kashmir in Karakoram Range SE of K2
gasholder
noun Date: 1802 a container for gas; especially a huge cylindrical tank for storing fuel gas under pressure
gashouse
noun Date: 1840 gasworks
gasification
noun Date: 1812 conversion into gas; especially conversion of coal into natural gas
gasifier
noun see gasify
gasify
verb (-ified; -ifying) Date: circa 1828 transitive verb to convert into gas intransitive verb to become gaseous • gasifier noun
Gaskell
biographical name Elizabeth Cleghorn 1810-1865 née Stevenson English novelist
gasket
noun Etymology: perhaps modification of French garcette Date: circa 1889 a material (as rubber) or a part (as an O-ring) used to make a joint fluid-tight
gaskin
noun Etymology: probably short for galligaskins Date: 1573 1. plural, obsolete hose, breeches 2. a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock — ...
gaslight
noun Date: 1808 1. light made by burning illuminating gas 2. a gas flame or gas lighting fixture
gaslit
adjective Date: 1837 illuminated by gaslight
gasogene
or gazogene noun Etymology: French gazogène, from gaz gas (from New Latin gas) + -o- + -gène -gen Date: circa 1853 1. a portable apparatus for carbonating liquids 2. an ...
gasohol
noun Etymology: blend of gasoline and alcohol Date: 1975 a fuel consisting of a blend usually of 10 percent ethyl alcohol and 90 percent gasoline
gasolene
noun see gasoline
gasolier
noun Etymology: alteration of gaselier, from gas + -elier (as in chandelier) Date: 1849 a gaslight chandelier
gasoline
also gasolene noun Etymology: 1gas + 2-ol + 2-ine or -ene Date: 1865 a volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture used as a fuel especially for internal combustion ...
gasolinic
adjective see gasoline
gasometer
noun Etymology: French gazomètre, from gaz + -o- + -mètre -meter Date: 1808 1. gasholder 2. a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases
gasp
verb Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old Norse geispa to yawn Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to catch the breath convulsively and audibly (as with shock) 2. ...
Gaspé Peninsula
geographical name peninsula Canada in SE Quebec between mouth of St. Lawrence River & Chaleur Bay • Gaspesian adjective
gasper
noun Date: 1914 slang British cigarette
Gaspesian
adjective see Gaspé Peninsula
gassed
adjective Date: 1919 drunk 1a
gasser
noun Date: circa 1944 slang something outstanding
Gasser
biographical name Herbert Spencer 1888-1963 American physiologist
gassily
adverb see gassy
gassiness
noun see gassy
gassy
adjective (gassier; -est) Date: 1757 1. full of or containing gas 2. having the characteristics of gas 3. characterized by many words but little content ; emptily ...
gast
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from gast, gost ghost — more at ghost Date: 14th century obsolete scare
Gasteiz
geographical name — see Vitoria
gaster
noun Etymology: Greek gastēr Date: circa 1909 the enlarged part of the abdomen behind the pedicel in hymenopterous insects (as ants)
gastight
adjective Date: 1831 impervious to gas • gastightness noun
gastightness
noun see gastight
Gastineau Channel
geographical name channel SE Alaska between Douglas Island & mainland on which Juneau is situated
gastness
noun Date: 14th century obsolete fright, terror
Gastonia
geographical name city SW North Carolina W of Charlotte population 66,277
gastr-
or gastro-; also gastri- combining form Etymology: Greek, from gastr-, gastēr 1. stomach 2. gastric and
gastrectomy
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1886 surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
gastri-
combining form see gastr-
gastric
adjective Etymology: Greek gastr-, gastēr, alteration of *grastēr, from gran to gnaw, eat Date: 1656 of or relating to the stomach
gastric gland
noun Date: 1836 any of various glands in the walls of the stomach that secrete gastric juice
gastric juice
noun Date: circa 1736 a thin watery acid digestive fluid secreted by glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach
gastric ulcer
noun Date: 1877 a peptic ulcer situated in the stomach
gastrin
noun Date: 1905 any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice
gastritis
noun Date: 1806 inflammation especially of the mucous membrane of the stomach
gastro-
combining form see gastr-
gastrocnemius
noun (plural gastrocnemii) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek gastroknēmē calf of the leg, from gastr- + knēmē shank — more at ham Date: 1676 the largest and most ...
gastroduodenal
adjective Date: 1854 of, relating to, or involving the stomach and the duodenum

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