Definition of Liquefied petroleum gas

1. Noun. Hydrocarbon gases, usually propane or butane, kept under pressure.

Exact synonyms: Bottled Gas
Generic synonyms: Gas, Hydrocarbon



Definition of Liquefied petroleum gas

1. Noun. A mixture of propane and butane with traces of some other gases, which is kept in a liquid state at high pressure in metal bottles, and used as a source of gas for cooking, heating and as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquefied Petroleum Gas

liquated
liquates
liquating
liquation
liquations
liquefacient
liquefaction
liquefaction degeneration
liquefactions
liquefactive
liquefactive necrosis
liquefiable
liquefication
liquefied
liquefied natural gas
liquefied petroleum gas (current term)
liquefier
liquefiers
liquefies
liquefy
liquefying
liquesce
liquesced
liquescency
liquescent
liquesces
liqueur
liqueured
liqueurs

Literary usage of Liquefied petroleum gas

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1. The Technical Examination of Crude Petroleum, Petroleum Products and Natural by William Allen Hamor, Fred Warde Padgett (1920)
"liquefied petroleum gas of vapor pressure exceeding 15 or 20 Ib. per sq. in. as provid herein, and not exceeding 25 Ib. per sq. in., must be shipped only in ..."

2. Meeting the Energy Challenges of the 1990's: Experts Define the Key Policy (1993)
"... LPG = liquefied petroleum gas. Source: Ford Motor Company. Possible Future of Low Emission Fuels LPG Having brought out all of that uncertainty, ..."

3. The Technical Examination of Crude Petroleum, Petroleum Products and Natural by William Allen Hamor, Fred Warde Padgett (1920)
"liquefied petroleum gas of vapor pressure exceeding 10 Ib. per sq. in. and not exceeding 15 lo. per sq. in., from April 1 to October 1, and 20 Ib. per sq. ..."

4. Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing ...edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher (1995)
"3.32; Code for liquefied petroleum gas and Anhydrous Ammonia Liquid- Measuring Devices), or other liquids that do not remain in a liquid ..."

5. Handbook of Casinghead Gas by Henry Palmer Westcott (1922)
"liquefied petroleum gas of vapor pressure exceeding 10 pounds per square inch and not exceeding 15 pounds per square inch, from April 1 to October 1 and 20 ..."

6. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"5; or in special insulated tank cars approved for this service by the Master Car Builders' Association. liquefied petroleum gas of vapor pressure exceeding ..."

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