gasholder


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gas·hold·er

 (găs′hōl′dər)
n.
A storage container for fuel gas, especially a large, telescoping, cylindrical tank. Also called gasometer.

gasholder

(ˈɡæsˌhəʊldə)
n
1. (Chemical Engineering) Also called: gasometer a large tank for storing coal gas or natural gas prior to distribution to users
2. (Chemical Engineering) any vessel for storing or measuring a gas
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I, too, have always used 'gasometer' and my dictionary states that gasholder and gasometer are the same.
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