Definition of Gasbags

1. Noun. (plural of gasbag) ¹



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Definition of Gasbags

1. gasbag [n] - See also: gasbag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gasbags

gas tanks
gas thermometer
gas truck
gas trucks
gas turbine
gas turbines
gas up
gas vacuole
gas vesicle
gas well
gasahol
gasahols
gasalier
gasaliers
gasbag
gasbags (current term)
gascon
gasconade
gasconaded
gasconader
gasconaders
gasconades
gasconading
gascons
gascoynes
gaseities
gaseity
gaselier
gaseliers
gaseous

Literary usage of Gasbags

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1. Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours: With a Discussion of Aircraft in by Arthur Whitten Brown, Alan Bott (1920)
"gasbags.—The gas capacity is divided up into gasbags made of suitable rubber-proofed ... gasbags will be fitted to automatic relief valves and hand control ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"I've put that team onto something else, a kinematics routine for a class of flying spooks that use gasbags to stay aloft—silent and scary. ..."

3. My Second Year of the War by Frederick Palmer (1917)
"Bundles of rocket flares, empty ammunition boxes, steel helmets crushed in by shell-fragments, gasbags, eye-protectors against lachrymatory shells, spades, ..."

4. My Second Year of the War by Frederick Palmer (1917)
"Bundles of rocket flares, empty ammunition boxes, steel helmets crushed in by shell-fragments, gasbags, eye-protectors against lachrymatory shells, spades, ..."

5. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the by Heinrich Schellen, Jane Lassell, Caroline Lassell (1885)
"The gases are stored in two separate gasbags (Fig. 4), whence they reach the lamp by means of pressure. The outer wide tube of the lamp must be placed in ..."

6. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1887)
"In addition to the gasometer described, various other forms are employed; gasbags are very well adapted for preserving gases. Physical Properties. ..."

7. A Text-book of Medical Chemistry and Toxicology by James William Holland (1905)
"gasbags of rubber, leather, membrane, or other porous material permit this diffusion witli such freedom that in a short time the contents of the bag become ..."

8. Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours: With a Discussion of Aircraft in by Arthur Whitten Brown, Alan Bott (1920)
"gasbags.—The gas capacity is divided up into gasbags made of suitable rubber-proofed ... gasbags will be fitted to automatic relief valves and hand control ..."

9. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"I've put that team onto something else, a kinematics routine for a class of flying spooks that use gasbags to stay aloft—silent and scary. ..."

10. My Second Year of the War by Frederick Palmer (1917)
"Bundles of rocket flares, empty ammunition boxes, steel helmets crushed in by shell-fragments, gasbags, eye-protectors against lachrymatory shells, spades, ..."

11. My Second Year of the War by Frederick Palmer (1917)
"Bundles of rocket flares, empty ammunition boxes, steel helmets crushed in by shell-fragments, gasbags, eye-protectors against lachrymatory shells, spades, ..."

12. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the by Heinrich Schellen, Jane Lassell, Caroline Lassell (1885)
"The gases are stored in two separate gasbags (Fig. 4), whence they reach the lamp by means of pressure. The outer wide tube of the lamp must be placed in ..."

13. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1887)
"In addition to the gasometer described, various other forms are employed; gasbags are very well adapted for preserving gases. Physical Properties. ..."

14. A Text-book of Medical Chemistry and Toxicology by James William Holland (1905)
"gasbags of rubber, leather, membrane, or other porous material permit this diffusion witli such freedom that in a short time the contents of the bag become ..."

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