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gas·house

 (găs′hous′)
n.
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gashouse

(ˈɡæsˌhaʊs)
n
(Chemical Engineering) dialect US a gasworks
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gas•works

(ˈgæsˌwɜrks)

n., pl. -works. (used with a sing. v.)
a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to consumers. Also called gashouse.
[1810–20]
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