from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See producer gas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See under gas.
- n. a kind of gas made by forcing air through some volatile hydrocarbon, as the lighter petroleums. The air is so saturated with combustible vapor as to be a convenient illuminating and heating agent.
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- n. a gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogen; made by passing air over hot coke
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