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gas mask a mask worn on the face to protect from dangerous gases or fumes.
gasoline a liquid that burns, used mainly as fuel for engines. Gasoline is made from petroleum.
gasp a sudden, brief taking in of air through the mouth, because of surprise or difficulty breathing. [3 definitions]
gas station a place where gas, oil, and other supplies for running a car can be bought; filling station; service station.
gate a part of a fence or wall that swings to open and close. [2 definitions]
gateway an opening that may be closed with a gate. [2 definitions]
gather to bring together into one place or collection. [5 definitions]
gathering a meeting. [2 definitions]
gaudy decorated with too much bright color or pattern; showy.
gauge to make an estimate of; judge. [6 definitions]
gaunt very thin and bony.
gauze a thin cloth that one can see through or other material with a loose or open weave. [2 definitions]
gave past tense of "give."
gavel a small wooden hammer. It is used by a judge or someone in charge of a meeting or auction to get attention, call for order, or signal a sale.
gay of or in a happy mood; merry. [2 definitions]
Gaza Strip a coastal region along the eastern Mediterranean Sea that was taken over by Israel in 1967.
gaze to look steadily. [2 definitions]
gazelle a kind of antelope found in Africa and Asia. Gazelles are mammals with hooves and long legs. They are graceful runners. Their horns are slightly curved and have dark rings.
gear a part of a machine that causes another part to move because of teeth which connect the two moving parts. [4 definitions]
gearshift a lever used to change gears in a car, truck, or other motor vehicle.
gear stick the British word for the lever used to change gears in a car, truck, or other motor vehicle. "Gear stick" has the same meaning as "gearshift."