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1. An apparatus for measuring gases.
2. See gasholder.
[French gazomètre : gaz, gas (from Dutch gas; see gas) + -mètre, -meter.]
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(Chemical Engineering) a nontechnical name for gasholder
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gas•om•e•ter(gæsˈɒm ɪ tər)
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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|Noun||1.||gasometer - 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|
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gasometer[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → gasómetro m
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gasometer[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] n → gas(s)ometro
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