Translation: from spanish

I can smell gas

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  • smell — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ overpowering, pervasive, pungent, rich, sharp, strong ▪ There was an overpowering smell of burning rubber. ▪ f …   Collocations dictionary

  • smell — 01. Something [smells] delicious. I wonder what s for supper. 02. Because of their excellent sense of [smell], dogs are often used in airports to look for things such as illegal drugs, or bombs. 03. The garbage [smells]. Someone needs to take it… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • smell — smell1 [ smel ] noun ** 1. ) count the pleasant or unpleasant quality of something that you notice when you breathe in through your nose: This paint gives off a very strong smell. unpleasant smells smell of: There s a delicious smell of fresh… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smell — 1 /smel/ noun 1 (C) the quality that people and animals recognize by using their nose: Some flowers have a stronger smell than others. | The wine has a light, lemony smell. (+ of): I opened the window to get rid of the smell of beer and… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • smell */*/ — I UK [smel] / US noun Word forms smell : singular smell plural smells 1) a) [countable] the pleasant or unpleasant quality of something that you notice when you breathe in through your nose This paint gives off a very strong smell. unpleasant… …   English dictionary

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  • gas — gas1 [ gæs ] noun *** 1. ) uncount AMERICAN liquid fuel that is used for producing power in the engines of cars. British petrol: GASOLINE: get gas: We need to get some gas before we leave town. 2. ) count or uncount a substance such as air that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gas*/*/*/ — [gæs] noun I 1) [C/U] a substance such as air that is neither a solid nor a liquid gases such as carbon dioxide[/ex] 2) [U] a gas that is burned as fuel, for example to heat your house or cook food Can you smell gas?[/ex] a gas… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • smell — smell,[/p] scent, odor, aroma all denote a property of a thing that makes it perceptible to the olfactory sense. Smell not only is the most general of these terms but tends to be the most colorless. It is the appropriate word when merely the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Gas lighting — For other uses, see Gaslight (disambiguation). Gas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, including hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas. Before… …   Wikipedia


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