from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless, sweet-tasting gas, N2O, used as a mild anesthetic in dentistry and surgery.
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- n. A non-flammable gas (N2O) commonly used in surgery and dentistry for its anaesthetic and analgesic effects.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Laughing gas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery
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“Reads like author Christopher Moore laughed his head off while writing it, quite possibly taking hits of nitrous oxide between sentences.” —