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gas main

n.
A major pipeline conveying gas to smaller pipes for distribution to consumers.
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gas main

n
(General Engineering) a large pipeline in which gas is carried for distribution through smaller pipes to consumers
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gas main - a main that distributes gas
gas system - facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
main - a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
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Translations

gas main

nconduttura del gas
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When, recently, a gas main broke in Brooklyn, sixty girls were at once called to the centrals in that part of the city to warn the ten thousand families who had been placed in danger.
Five weeks of gas main upgrading works are now underway in Chryston.
A spokesperson for the gas engineers said: "A three-phase plan to fix a leak found on a gas main which sits directly under the middle of one of Liverpool's busiest road junctions is under way.
Lee Rowland, head of operations for Cadent in the North West, said: "The location of this couldn't be more challenging -- the leak is coming from a section of the gas main that's right under the middle of the junction.
Gas main replacement work will commence this Monday, April 29, in Bridge of Allan's Union Street and last for about four weeks.
In the first phase of the works National Grid will be diverting the existing gas main and laying new, modern plastic pipes to replace old metal gas mains.
The Elk Grove Village Fire Department responded to a call of a significant natural gas main break on Essex Road just west of Carlisle Avenue at 2:05 p.m.
EDT) Tuesday evening after a contractor struck a natural gas main, prompting emergency evacuations.
"This is important work to upgrade an existing gas main that is nearing the end of its natural life and needs to be replaced.
NYT Syndicate New Yorkers can argue all they want about alligators in the sewers, but this is indisputable: A robot has been creeping through a gas main. Its mission is to repair potentially leaky joints in an ageing component of New York City's increasingly creaky infrastructure, no small concern when natural gas is involved.
PART of Coventry city centre was cordoned off on Saturday morning after workmen dug into a gas main pipe.