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- n. a public utility that provides gas
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The senior divisional fire officer had arrived a moment ago and had sent for gas company engineers and organized other experts to inspect the foundations of the other high rises and buildings nearby in case they should be evacuated — the whole three tiers of Kotewall, Conduit and Po Shan Roads suspect.
The very day of my arrival I found a grim official standing guard over the gas-meter, who, holding forth to me an unpaid bill of Mr. A — 's, told me he was sent by the gas company to obtain payment of the bill or cut off my supply of light.