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  • n. a poisonous manufactured gas, supplied to domestic consumers for heating, cooking and (formerly) lighting; it is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen formed by the reaction of coke with steam - C + H2O => CO + H2

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  • n. coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use

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