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A storage container for fuel gas, especially a large, telescoping, cylindrical tank. Also called gasometer.
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1. (Chemical Engineering) Also called: gasometer a large tank for storing coal gas or natural gas prior to distribution to users
2. (Chemical Engineering) any vessel for storing or measuring a gas
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