from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is engaged in gassing lace, cotton, yarn, etc., in order to remove the hairy filaments. See gassing and gassing-frame.
  • n. One who ‘gasses,’ or talks in an idle and empty manner.


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  • April 22 at Dressler (Williamsburg): a five-course dinner with Klauss Gasser, winemaker at Cantina Terlano in Alto Adige.

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  • The service has a staff of musicologists who work to make sure the labeling of each recording is accurate and consistent, says Classical Archives' artistic director Nolan Gasser says.

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  • Mr. Gasser says one essential advantage of his service is that it is organized by composer and musical work.

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  • Jackalopes owner Rick Gasser pressed for assault charges to be filed against MacMillan and asked for him to be arrested three times during the game, according to the Odessa American.

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  • Jackalopes owner Rick Gasser confirmed to the American earlier this week that he had filed charges against the Eagles 'Brad MacMillan, the player who made the hit that sent Van Drunen to the hospital.

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  • "The U.S. was by far the biggest region impacted and we also focused efforts on the European region given the challenges faced there," said Gasser.

    Knight Joins Job-Cut Wave

  • A decision to lay off about 100 employees, including some senior staff, will save ITG an estimated $20 million next year, Chief Executive Bob Gasser said on a conference call Thursday.

    Knight Joins Job-Cut Wave

  • ITG's Mr. Gasser said that he had taken personal steps to mitigate any loss of business related to the pending departure of senior executives, calling clients by phone to keep them close.

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  • One key lesson, Mr. Gasser said, was that plants need to be able to restore power quickly in the event of an emergency.

    Japan Crisis Puts Spotlight on Reactors in U.S.

  • The Edwin Hatch plant in Georgia, operated by Southern Co., is "very similar" to units at Daiichi, said Jeff Gasser , Southern's executive vice president of nuclear operations.

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