from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Gas made or intended for use as fuel, as distinguished from illuminating gas.


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  • Now, as the process of compression and firing repeats and continues, the cylinder walls heat up, and this increases the temperature of the incoming fuel-gas mixture.

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  • Certainly as a fuel-gas the mixture would be less efficient, and the extra amount of carbon dioxide produced by each flame is not wholly to be ignored.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • The manufacturers of steam-pumps, the manufacturers of appliances for new fuel-gas processes, the builders of heavy machinery for steam and electrical purposes, the manufacturers of hoisting-machinery and of machinery for mining purposes, as well as of machinery for general shop-use, have been booking more business since the 1st of October than their present shop-capacity will allow them to execute.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890

  • The National Fuel Gas Code (issued by the NFPA) and the International Fuel Gas Code (issued by the ICC) describe, in identical wording, recommended practices for purging fuel-gas systems of air and for venting those purged gases.

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  • This supports the goal of high-efficiency, low-emission power plants with turbines capable of stable operation over a broad range of fuel-gas compositions.

    U.S. Department of Energy - Press Releases

  • (uncorrected); while a similar motor fed with low-grade Taylor fuel-gas took 1260 litres per horse-power-hour, but on an average developed the same amount of power from 73 litres when 10 per cent. of acetylene was added to the gas.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • Australia) has completed a valve actuation project for Gasco involving fuel-gas valve trains and control skids for three API 560 gas-fired direct heaters. - Business News


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