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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.]
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gasometer

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

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → gasómetro m
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gasometer

[gæsˈɒmɪr] ngazomètre mgas oven nfour m à gaz
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gasometer

nGasometer m, → (Groß)gasbehälter m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] ngas(s)ometro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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