gasometer


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gas·om·e·ter

 (gă-sŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An apparatus for measuring gases.
2. See gasholder.

[French gazomètre : gaz, gas (from Dutch gas; see gas) + -mètre, -meter.]

gasometer

(ɡæsˈɒmɪtə)
n
(Chemical Engineering) a nontechnical name for gasholder

gas•om•e•ter

(gæsˈɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
2. a large tank or reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks.
[1785–95; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasometer - a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipegasometer - a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
2.gasometer - a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
storage tank, tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
Translations

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → gasómetro m

gasometer

[gæsˈɒmɪr] ngazomètre mgas oven nfour m à gaz

gasometer

nGasometer m, → (Groß)gasbehälter m

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] ngas(s)ometro
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