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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mixture of gases made as feedstock, especially a fuel produced by controlled combustion of coal in the presence of water vapor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the gas obtained by heating coal and steam; coal gas


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