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 for Gassing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gas \Gas\ (g[a^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gassed (g[a^]st); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Gassing.]
     1. (Textiles) To singe, as in a gas flame, so as to remove
        loose fibers; as, to gas thread.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To impregnate with gas; as, to gas lime with chlorine in
        the manufacture of bleaching powder.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. to expose to a poisonous or noxious gas "The protest
        threatened to become violent, and the police gassed the
        demonstrators to force them to disperse."
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gassing \Gas"sing\, n.
     1. (Manuf.) The process of passing cotton goods between two
        rollers and exposing them to numerous minute jets of gas
        to burn off the small fibers; any similar process of
        singeing.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Boasting; insincere or empty talk. [Slang]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gassing
      n 1: the process of interacting with gas
      2: the deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with
         gas

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