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liquefied petroleum gas

n
(Elements & Compounds) a mixture of various petroleum gases, esp propane and butane, stored as a liquid under pressure and used as an engine fuel. Abbreviation: LPG or LP gas See also bottled gas

liq`uefied petro′leum gas`


n.
a gas liquefied by compression, consisting of flammable hydrocarbons, as propane and butane: used chiefly as a domestic or industrial fuel, and in organic synthesis, esp. of synthetic rubber. Abbrev.: LPG Also called bottled gas.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.liquefied petroleum gas - hydrocarbon gases, usually propane or butane, kept under pressure
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
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