Definition of Gastight

1. a. So tightly fitted as to preclude the escape of gas; impervious to gas.



Definition of Gastight

1. Adjective. impermeable to gases ¹

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Definition of Gastight

1. not allowing gas to escape or enter [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastight

gassinesses
gassing
gassings
gassy
gast
gasted
gaster
gasteromycete
gasteromycetes
gasteropod
gasteropoda
gasteropodous
gasteropods
gasters
gastfull
gastight (current term)
gastightness
gastightnesses
gasting
gastness
gastnesses
gastornis
gastr-
gastradenitis
gastraea
gastraeas
gastral
gastral mesoderm
gastralgia
gastralgias

Literary usage of Gastight

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Thus a gastight mercury seal is formed which is tight no matter how fast the ... To make a stuffing box gastight would require so much pressure that the ..."

2. Modern Gasworks Practice by Alwyne Meade (1916)
"65) which is designed to maintain a gastight joint while permitting the passage of ... The outlet of the coke hopper is closed by a special gastight device ..."

3. Electricity in Mining by Sydney Ferris Walker (1907)
"The iron boxes should be made gastight, and the cables entering them should pass through gastight glands. There should also be careful provision against ..."

4. A Dictionary of Automobile Terms by Albert L. Clough (1913)
"Spark Plug—A device adapted to be inserted, gastight, into the compression space of a gas motor cylinder, through a hole provided for the purpose in the ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"... gastight chambers G, G', through which the gases to bo used are let by the tubes 0, 0' and H, H'. The second construction consists of a number of ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Thus a gastight mercury seal is formed which is tight no matter how fast the ... To make a stuffing box gastight would require so much pressure that the ..."

7. Modern Gasworks Practice by Alwyne Meade (1916)
"65) which is designed to maintain a gastight joint while permitting the passage of ... The outlet of the coke hopper is closed by a special gastight device ..."

8. Electricity in Mining by Sydney Ferris Walker (1907)
"The iron boxes should be made gastight, and the cables entering them should pass through gastight glands. There should also be careful provision against ..."

9. A Dictionary of Automobile Terms by Albert L. Clough (1913)
"Spark Plug—A device adapted to be inserted, gastight, into the compression space of a gas motor cylinder, through a hole provided for the purpose in the ..."

10. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"... gastight chambers G, G', through which the gases to bo used are let by the tubes 0, 0' and H, H'. The second construction consists of a number of ..."

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