• WordNet 3.6
    • n gaseousness having the consistency of a gas
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gaseousness The state or quality of being gaseous.
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In literature:

Formerly, it was perhaps only a gaseous mass revolving in space.
"The Heavenly Father" by Ernest Naville
Three of these are gaseous; only the carbon is a solid.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
A poisonous, gaseous exhalation from decaying vegetation, or from the earth.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
On this score little could be said until the gaseous form of matter was brought under the dominion of experiment.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
And this we conceive to be a law of space in relation to all free or gaseous matter.
"Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms" by T. Bassnett
Hence, in the case of liquid and gaseous fuels, where there is practically no waste, these efficiencies are almost identical.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
Another hypothesis was, that they were clouds floating in a solar, gaseous atmosphere.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 441" by Various
"History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia Frederick The Great--Complete Table of Contents: 22 Volumes" by Thomas Carlyle
Carbonic acid is the most abundant gaseous product of the peaty decomposition.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
Liquid and Gaseous Fuels.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner

In poetry:

When first we screeched in the sudden blaze
Of the daylight's blinding and blasting rays,
And gulped at the gaseous, groggy air,
This old, old friend stood waiting there.
"Our Oldest Friend" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Halon was a clean, gaseous agent that quickly put out fires without collateral damage.
Over gaseous, melancholy synths Ms Ware unfurls her tale heavily.
The incident started when residents reported smelling a gaseous odor in the area.
New Test Method for Determination of Hydrocarbons and Nonhydrocarbon Gases in Gaseous Mixtures by Gas Chromatography.
MTU's line of gensets expands with the addition of seven gaseous -fueled generator sets, available in power nodes from 130 kW to 400 kW.
Has this been the windiest spring on record or are we just experiencing the gaseous output from the primary politicians.
Users of a gaseous fuel are naturally interested in its heating value.
Scientists have found a single catalyst for artificial photosynthesis that could create storable solar energy in a liquid or gaseous form for use in transportation or electric power generation.
New Test Methods for Measurement of Volatile Silicon-Containing Compounds in Gaseous Samples using Sample Preconcentration and Gas Chromatography with Spectroscopic Detection .
I get it about techno's abiding fondness for gaseous prerecorded disco-diva vocals, but after about three decades of that, I'm kinda wishing they'd knock that off.
In this digital illustration released on September 15, 2011 by NASA, the newly-discovered gaseous planet Kepler-16b orbits it's two stars.
Advanced mixing technology and the latest tehcnological innovations deliver the absolute minimum gaseous emissions available today.
The gas piping module is used to determine the required pipe size for gaseous fuel generators by automatically selecting and sizing the appropriate gas piping for a generator.
A new silicon device allows light to play across gaseous atoms stored in a hollow rectangular chamber (raised structure).
Earth is bracing for the largest solar storm in five years as gaseous particles from the sun are due to reach the planet sometime Thursday morning, possibly disrupting power grids, GPS and airline flights.

In science:

Indeed, Cen & Ostriker (1999) show that for a Λ cold dark matter (ΛCDM) Universe, a large fraction, perhaps as much as half (Fukugita, Hogan & Peebles 1998), of baryonic material will not have been observed as it is situated in the inter-cluster media in a hot and tenuous gaseous phase.
Pulling out Threads from the Cosmic Tapestry: Defining Filaments of Galaxies
They include a rotationally supported stellar and gaseous disk, a bulge for the MW model and a cosmologically motivated dark matter halo component.
Cosmological Simulations of Galaxy Formation I: Star Formation, Feedback, Resolution and Matching the Tully--Fisher Relation (among other things)
Supernovae are the agents that drive the evolution of gaseous regions of galaxies.
Are Ti44-Producing Supernovae Exceptional?
The models include a rotationally supported stellar and gaseous disk, a bulge for the MW model only and a dark matter halo component extending to the virial radius.
Forming Disk Galaxies in Lambda CDM Simulations
In the GAL1 run (our most massive galaxy), the stellar and gaseous disks are not completely coplanar.
Forming Disk Galaxies in Lambda CDM Simulations