propane


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pro·pane

 (prō′pān′)
n.
A colorless gas, C3H8, found in natural gas and petroleum and widely used as a fuel.

propane

(ˈprəʊpeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable gaseous alkane found in petroleum and used as a fuel. Formula: CH3CH2CH3
[C19: from propionic acid + -ane]

pro•pane

(ˈproʊ peɪn)

n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C3H8, of the alkane series, occurring in petroleum and natural gas: used chiefly as a fuel and in organic synthesis.

pro·pane

(prō′pān′)
A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C3H8, found in petroleum and natural gas. It is widely used as a fuel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.propane - colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleumpropane - colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum; used as a fuel
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
Translations
plyn na vařenípropan
campinggas
retkikeittimen kaasu
plin za mini kuhalo
キャンプ用ガス
캠핑 가스
propanprimus
gasolkökpropan
ga du lịch

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غَازٌ لِلمُعَسْكَرات plyn na vaření campinggas Campinggas γκαζάκι camping gas retkikeittimen kaasu gaz butane plin za mini kuhalo gas da campeggio キャンプ用ガス 캠핑 가스 kampeergas primus gaz z butli fogareiro para camping, fogareiro para campismo бытовой газ в баллонах gasolkök แก๊สที่บรรจุในภาชนะเล็กๆ ใช้เมื่อไปตั้งแคมป์ tüp gaz ga du lịch 露营煤气罐
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Propane supplier Ferrellgas Partners (NYSE:FGP) reported on Wednesday the completion of the acquisition of Selph's Propane to fuel the rapidly growing Colorado Market for an undisclosed value.
is now the leading producer of propane worldwide and contributes 20 percent of the global propane supply.
Propane is a cleaner fuel overall than both gasoline and diesel.
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The addition of HPX will bring cylinder exchange to the services offered by Pinnacle Propane, complementing its retail propane and refined fuel operations, the buyer said.
Led by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), the goal is to inform the country of how expanding the use of propane could begin cutting emissions of greenhouse gases immediately.
Researchers have now found that microbes living under the ocean floor appear to produce propane and another gas called ethane.
Bacteria and archaea within underwater sediments could chew up buried organic material and spew out ethane and propane as waste products, assert Kai-Uwe Hinrichs of the University of Bremen in Germany, and his colleagues.
From 1990 through 2000 Level Propane had substantial losses.
today with propane,'' said Bill Platz, president of Delta Liquid Energy.
Propane's journey to end users begins during the processing and refining of crude oil and natural gas, from which propane emerges as a byproduct (see figure).
This new requirement to obtain certificates of fitness adds to the strict rules that already exist regarding transporting liquid propane gas (LPG) cylinders.