Gas washer

(Gas Works) an apparatus within which gas from the condenser is brought in contact with a falling stream of water, to precipitate the tar remaining in it.

See also: Gas

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We're going to look at getting a gas washer this summer.
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Fiberline C also has a latest generation system of gas incineration for the entire complex, using gas washers, a methanol rectification tower, and other modern equipment.
As requested, the machine has twin exhaust gas washers and catalysers.