gas main


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gas main

n.
A major pipeline conveying gas to smaller pipes for distribution to consumers.

gas main

n
(General Engineering) a large pipeline in which gas is carried for distribution through smaller pipes to consumers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gas main - a main that distributes gas
gas system - facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
main - a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
Translations

gas main

nconduttura del gas
References in classic literature ?
When, recently, a gas main broke in Brooklyn, sixty girls were at once called to the centrals in that part of the city to warn the ten thousand families who had been placed in danger.
The fire service made the damaged gas main safe and vented the properties to eliminate gas contamination before allowing occupants to return home at around 12.
BELLE VALE ROAD: Ongoing gas main renewal works carried out by the Gas Alliance.
Northern Gas Networks' Network Director Martin Alderson said: "This is a major gas main renewal project and will ensure that the safety and reliability of the gas network in Whitley Bay is greatly improved.
DOZENS of Midlanders were evacuated from their homes today when a bridge collapsed, severing a gas main.
THOUSANDS of drivers in Coventry were diverted yesterday when one of the busiest roads in the city was closed as a gas main caught fire yesterday.
Since 1991, starline has been used successfully in Europe to restore over one million feet of gas main.
Hundreds of Midland families suffering freezing homes because of a damaged gas main faced even more cold comfort when they were given emergency electric fan heaters.
DETROIT, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MichCon crews have safely secured all reported gas leaks from last night's storm but continue to work on a gas main break on Edgemont street in Grosse Pointe Farms.
Northern Gas Networks is to start work on May 28 on a PS222,000 project to replace an old metal gas main in the Cain Lane area of Southowram.
BELLE VALE ROAD: Ongoing gas main renewal works in the footway are being carried out by the Gas Alliance.
Northern Gas Networks' director Chris Gorman said: "This is a major gas main renewal project and will ensure that the safety and reliability of the gas network in Gosforth is greatly improved.