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gas·hold·er

 (găs′hōl′dər)
n.
A storage container for fuel gas, especially a large, telescoping, cylindrical tank. Also called gasometer.
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gasholder

(ˈɡæsˌhəʊldə)
n
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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Changes in gas storage mean gasholders are no longer needed and the National Grid dismantled two disused structures at its Mammoth Drive site in Wolverhampton earlier this year.
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The byproduct gas is generated from the iron and steel making progress and supplied to many plants (e.g., hot-rolling and power plant) via gasholders to be used as a fuel.
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| The location is a bit sketchy, but the power station cooling towers, off St Andrew's |Road, have long gone and only one of the gasholders, off Gasworks Street, now remains.
Aberdyfi once housed three gasholders before they became redundant and the works fell into disrepair.