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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apparatus, controlled by gas-pressure, which regulates the speed of a steam-engine driving a gas-exhauster, thus maintaining any required pressure or exhaust.
  • n. A device for regulating the flow of illuminating gas from a burner and preventing waste.

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