Definition of Gas main

1. Noun. A main that distributes gas.

Group relationships: Gas System
Generic synonyms: Main



Definition of Gas main

1. Noun. The conduit through which natural gas is conveyed to users. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gas Main

gas giants
gas gun
gas guzzler
gas guzzlers
gas heat
gas heater
gas helmet
gas holder
gas hydrate
gas hydrates
gas jar
gas jars
gas jet
gas lamp
gas line
gas main (current term)
gas mains
gas mantle
gas mantles
gas mark
gas marks
gas maser
gas mask
gas masks
gas mechanics
gas meter
gas mileage
gas oil
gas oven
gas pedal

Literary usage of Gas main

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1. The Law Relating to Oil and Gas: Including Oil and Gas Leases and Contracts by William Wheeler Thornton (1904)
"Laying gas main in navigable river. It is an illegal act to lay a gas main on the bottom of a navigable river, without sinking it beneath the soil of the ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1907)
"Between October 17th and 31st, the 4 in. ci gas main was bonded to the 12 in. wi gas main by the railway company with a view to stopping further damage. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1915)
"1 Where plaintiff alleged in his complaint that defendant, a gas company, did not properly maintain a gas-main, but allowed gas to escape, causing injury to ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"They are then inserted in the apparatus, and the sample pipe is then inserted in the gas main, a tight connection being made between flange Wand bushing V. ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"Dry Collecting gas main.—In the dry gas main system used in the Otto-Hoffman ovens, the main may be either horizontal or slightly inclined, and there is no ..."

6. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"From the dust catcher the gas passes through a gas main that divides into two branches—one to supply the stoves and one to furnish gas to the boilers for ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"An even more serious objection to the use of Pitot tubes was the impossibility of accurately measuring the cross-sectional area of the gas main on the plane ..."

8. The Law Relating to Oil and Gas: Including Oil and Gas Leases and Contracts by William Wheeler Thornton (1904)
"Laying gas main in navigable river. It is an illegal act to lay a gas main on the bottom of a navigable river, without sinking it beneath the soil of the ..."

9. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1907)
"Between October 17th and 31st, the 4 in. ci gas main was bonded to the 12 in. wi gas main by the railway company with a view to stopping further damage. ..."

10. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1915)
"1 Where plaintiff alleged in his complaint that defendant, a gas company, did not properly maintain a gas-main, but allowed gas to escape, causing injury to ..."

11. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"They are then inserted in the apparatus, and the sample pipe is then inserted in the gas main, a tight connection being made between flange Wand bushing V. ..."

12. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"Dry Collecting gas main.—In the dry gas main system used in the Otto-Hoffman ovens, the main may be either horizontal or slightly inclined, and there is no ..."

13. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"From the dust catcher the gas passes through a gas main that divides into two branches—one to supply the stoves and one to furnish gas to the boilers for ..."

14. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"An even more serious objection to the use of Pitot tubes was the impossibility of accurately measuring the cross-sectional area of the gas main on the plane ..."

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