from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In electricity, the cover of the inner globe of an inclosed arc-lamp, which protects the carbons from rapid combustion by reducing the access of air.
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Sometimes a gas-cap readjustment works, sometimes not.
It could be an indication of a minor problem, such as your gas-cap seal is cracked.
The fastest racecar can't move if the gas-cap gets stuck; your product is only as good as its worst component.
We caught on pretty quick and our drummer, Dom went across the street from the venue we were playing to an auto parts store and bought a locking gas-cap.
Oil recovery from gas-cap reservoirs: An engineering evaluation of conservation practices in six reservoirs, (Bureau of Mines.
I’m not familiar with all the details of the gas-cap plan, so I can’t comment much on it.