GAS


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GASGasoline
GASGames And Sports
GASGastonia (Amtrak station code; Gastonia, NC)
GASGovernment Auditing Standards
GASGood Academic Standing (various organizations)
GASGeneral Adaptation Syndrome
GASGreetings and Salutations
GASGroup A Streptococci (bacteria)
GASGermany, Austria, Switzerland (group of countries)
GASGlobal Assessment Scale
GASGear Acquisition Syndrome (mainly bass guitarists) :-)
GASGerman Air Service
GASGuitar Acquisition Syndrome
GASGoal Attainment Scaling (patient evaluation tool)
GASGarden Art Show (Colorado)
GASGreat American Smokeout
GASGlobally Asymptotically Stable
GASGlass Art Society
GASGrowth Arrest-Specific
GASGPS Antenna System
GASGeneral Administrative Service (Philippines)
GASGlobal Address Space (programming)
GASGenetic Algorithm Solution
GASGet Away Special (Space Shuttle)
GASGerman Academy of Science
GASGuilty As Sin :-)
GASGlobal Attribute Schema
GASGoogle Adsense
GASGround Application Software
GASGeneral Audit Software
GASGeneral Anthroposophical Society
GASGoogle Apps Script (JavaScript and Google, Inc.)
GASGroupe d'Anthropologie Scolastique (French: Scholastic Anthropology Group)
GASGround Analysis Software
GASGovernment against Society
GASGovernance Advisory Service (Australia)
GASGunner's Auxiliary Sight (secondary optics on an M-1 Abrams tank)
GASGadget Acquisition Syndrome
GASGigantic Art Space (est. 2003; New York)
GASGovernment Account Series
GASGrind Ambition Success
GASGeneral Adaptive Syndrome
GASGalactic Alliance Security (Star Wars)
GASGong Appreciation Society
GASGabardan Athlétique Sport (French: Gabardan Athletic Sport; Gabardan, France)
GASGraef, Anhalt, Schloemer and Associates Inc.
GASGroupe Accueil Solidarité (French: Solidarity Group Home)
GASGNU Assembler Format (GNU software project)
GASGuild of All Souls
GASGate Allocation System
GASGeneral Air Staff
GASGraduate Assessment Survey
GASGeometric Analysis of Sections
GASGeneral Appraisal System
GASGeospatial Annotation Services
GASGeneral Automotive Support
GASGatewick Aviation Services (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
GASGround Aided Seeker
GASGroup A, B-Hemolytic Streptococci bacteria
GASGorizia Automoto Storiche (Italian automobile club; Gorizia, Italy)
GASGhanaian Association of Sacramento (California)
References in classic literature ?
However, were the forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas of which we speak, all introduced into the balloon, it would be entirely filled; but that would not do, because, as the balloon continued to mount into the more rarefied layers of the atmosphere, the gas within would dilate, and soon burst the cover containing it.
But the doctor, in carrying out a project known only to himself, resolved to fill his balloon only one-half; and, since he had to carry forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas, to give his balloon nearly double capacity he arranged it in that elongated, oval shape which has come to be preferred.
This arrangement offered the advantage, that if gas had to be let off, so as to descend, that which was in the outer balloon would go first; and, were it completely emptied, the smaller one would still remain intact.
It is of vast dimensions, containing more than 40,000 cubic feet of gas ; but as coal gas was employed in place of the more expensive and inconvenient hydrogen, the supporting power of the machine, when fully inflated, and immediately after inflation, is not more than about 2500 pounds.
This ballast being discarded, and a clear sunshine evaporating the dew, and at the same time expanding the gas in the silk, the whole will again rapidly ascend.
That night, too, there was another jetting out of gas from the distant planet.
Barbicane quickly put out the gas and lay down by his companions, and the profound silence was only broken by the ticking of the chronometer marking the seconds.
Suddenly a dreadful shock was felt, and the projectile, under the force of six billions of litres of gas, developed by the combustion of pyroxyle, mounted into space.
A bedroom with gas in it was what he was used to, was what he wanted, and was what he was determined to have.
Hot air isn't as good as gas, for if the air should get cold the balloon would come down in the desert, and we should be lost.
So there will be no loss whatever of gas, and all the expansive force of the powder will be employed in the propulsion.
Mrs Verloc had fallen asleep with the lamp (no gas was laid upstairs) turned up full on the table by the side of the bed.