bottled gas


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bot·tled gas

(bŏt′ld)
n.
Gas, such as butane or propane, stored under pressure in portable tanks.
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bottled gas

or

bottle gas

n
butane or propane gas liquefied under pressure in portable containers and used in camping stoves, blowtorches, etc
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bot′tled gas′


n.
1. gas stored in portable cylinders under pressure.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bottled gas - hydrocarbon gases, usually propane or butane, kept under pressure
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
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