gasser

gasser

[gas-er]
noun
1.
Slang. something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
2.
a person or thing that gasses.

Origin:
1890–95; gas + -er1

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Gasser

[gas-er]
noun
Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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gasser (ˈɡæsə)
 
n
a drilling or well that yields natural gas

Gasser (ˈɡæsə)
 
n
Herbert Spencer. 1888--1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity

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Gasser Gas·ser (gās'ər), Herbert Spencer. 1888-1963.

American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research on the functions of nerve fibers.

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