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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gassing
 氣體處理,毒氣攻擊,吹噓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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)

 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) 2.0

 gassing
      See gas

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gas
      n 1: the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid
           states by: relatively low density and viscosity;
           relatively great expansion and contraction with changes
           in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse
           readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become
           distributed uniformly throughout any container
      2: a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent
         shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
      3: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and
         heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used
         mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines [syn: gasoline,
          gasolene, petrol]
      4: a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal [syn: flatulence,
          flatulency]
      5: a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the
         gas" [syn: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal,
          throttle, gun]
      6: a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and
         heating homes [syn: natural gas]
      v 1: attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed
           the rebellious tribes"
      2: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag,
          blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]
      [also: gassing, gasses, gassed, gasses (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gassing
      n 1: the process of interacting with gas
      2: the deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with
         gas