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gas jet

n.
2. The flame of a gas burner.
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gas′ jet`


n.
2. a flame of illuminating gas.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flamegas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
bunsen burner, etna, bunsen - a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air
burner - an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse); "a diesel engine is an oil burner"
gas ring - gas burner consisting of a circular metal pipe with several small holes through which gas can escape to be burned
nozzle, nose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
pilot burner, pilot light, pilot - small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner
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gas jet

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The gas jet threw its full light on the bloodless, sunken face under the black hat and on the white cravat, brilliant against the beaver of the coat.
He closed the door and took a swift glance around the room by the light of a flickering gas jet. Neat, but extreme poverty was the story that he read.
The last time they had had a big basket with them and all their Christmas marketing to do--a roast of pork and a cabbage and some rye bread, and a pair of mittens for Ona, and a rubber doll that squeaked, and a little green cornucopia full of candy to be hung from the gas jet and gazed at by half a dozen pairs of longing eyes.
A sickly gas jet cast a sad pallor upon the black face of the sentry.
The question of its economical application to some purposes is still unsettled, but experiment has already proved that it will propel a street car better than a gas jet and give more light than a horse.
The orchestra plunged into dance music and the laces of the dancer fluttered and flew in the glare of gas jets. She divulged the fact that she was attired in some half dozen skirts.
We moved along the sinuous gravel walks, with the great concourse of girls and young men, and suddenly a domed and filigreed white temple, starred over and over and over again with brilliant gas jets, burst upon us like a fallen sun.
And the two gas jets inside the panes were always turned low, either for economy's sake or for the sake of the customers.
Experts state that at the time of the leakage, the gas pressure in the gas pipeline was 33-34 atmospheres and a rupture occurred in the seam of the pipe, where the gas jet ignited as a result of leakage and friction of the gas.
The 'Microturbine Hybrid Energy Centre' combines high-eciency micro gas jet turbines to produce 80 per cent of the site's electrical demand, signicantly reducing the need to take power from the grid.
It's believed Sammy may have slithered through a wall cavity and a gas jet hole into the oven.
* If you find a gas jet left on, turn it off immediately.