Definition of Gas holder

1. Noun. A large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel.

Exact synonyms: Gasometer
Generic synonyms: Storage Tank, Tank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gas Holder

gas furnace
gas gage
gas gangrene
gas gangrene antitoxin
gas gauge
gas gauges
gas generator
gas giant
gas giants
gas gun
gas guzzler
gas guzzlers
gas heat
gas heater
gas helmet
gas holder (current term)
gas hydrate
gas hydrates
gas jar
gas jars
gas jet
gas lamp
gas line
gas main
gas mains
gas mantle
gas mantles
gas mark
gas marks
gas maser

Literary usage of Gas holder

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1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association, Indiana Electric Light Association, National Bar Association, Western Canadian Immigration Association, Association of Jewish Libraries (1915)
"A prominent engineering writer has recently said that the modern gas holder is "A magnificent achievement in engineering, and one of the wonders of it is ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"plaintiff tlie expense of labor and material expended by the plaintiff in erecting the scaffolding for the construction of said gas-holder, and that said ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The turrets contain (1) a gas-holder which SU[H plies gas while the machine is being wound up, should any light be then burning, and (2) a governor to ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"NEW FORM OF GAS-HOLDER VJ AVING found the necessity of a gas-holder which should yield a steady flow of gas and be under control from the lecture-room, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"Upon the periphery of the top, at the end of the rods, several rings are made fast, to which Ihe gas-holder is suspended, by means of a common chain which ..."

6. The Electrical Review (1878)
"To some questions put to him by a gas engineer, Mr. Werdermann aptly compared the quantity of current with the quantity of a gas-holder, and the . ..."

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