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
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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.
8 million will go toward retiring nearly four miles of gas main and more than 250 service lines in 2018.
The robot, controlled by a technician in a trailer on the street, goes into the gas main at the start of the workday and comes out at quitting time.
PART of Coventry city centre was cordoned off on Saturday morning after workmen dug into a gas main pipe.
ITAL gas main repairs are set to cause disruption next month.
To maintain parking for residents and keep disruption to a minimum, Northern Gas Networks plans to complete the work in 30m sections - replacing the gas main and then backfilling the excavation before progressing along the road.
Deal with the fact they are making the gas main safe.
EMERGENCY repair work on a gas main has led to a road closure.
It is on track to replace more than 100 miles of gas main lines in 2016, an increase from 2015, when the company replaced 80 miles of gas main lines.
A spokesman for Wales and West Utilities said: "Following liaison with Gwynedd council, Bangor city council and other key stakeholders, we have decided to delay the gas main replacement work on Deiniol Road - scheduled to begin next week - until January.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson after dozens of people were evacuated from their homes in Birmingham in the early hours of yesterday following a gas main fire.
The robot magnetically attaches to the interior wall of the casing and travels in the annular space between the gas main and the casing; a space as small as 1.