Definitions

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  • n. Action of gasifying.
  • n. Process of transforming carbon-based materials into a mix of carbon monoxide and hydrogen that can serve as fuel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of converting into gas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of converting a substance into gas, or producing gas from it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process of changing into gas

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Examples

  • Ting Wang, mechanical engineering professor at the University of New Orleans, said "plasma gasification is a good technology, but when building any plant, its economics and the surrounding community must be considered."

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  • At considerably less than $200/barrel even coal gasification is profitable.

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  • Then we have the coal gasification project, which is starting up next month and we call gasification project, which will startup about a year later.

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  • The year-long experiment is converting construction debris and garbage into useful, high-quality synthesis gas through a process called gasification, meaning breaking down materials into gases using intense heat.

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  • For coal, it's early, but there's still the good possibility of alternative methods of extraction of deep coal seams like gasification, which is being done around the world.

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  • But Mecklenburg County chairperson Jennifer Roberts said that the groups are not accurate when it comes to the process of gasification and explains that gasification occurs when "you burn at a much higher rate and therefore the residue the emissions are much less than a normal incinerator."

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  • Learn about a plant in Benson, Minnesota that burns biomass in a process called gasification to turn out a clean gas (synthetic) similar to the natural gas used to heat our homes and businesses.

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  • The process is called gasification and it's been around for more than 100 years.

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  • Casella will pay about $5 million to conduct the so-called gasification project.

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  • An advantage of putting the coal through that chemical conversion, called gasification, is that much of the coal's dirty ingredients - mercury and compounds that contribute to smog and acid rain - would have been left behind in the waste pile of residue rather than pumped into the atmosphere.

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