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town gas

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(Elements & Compounds) coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use
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Noun1.town gas - coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial usetown gas - coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
coal gas - gaseous mixture produced by distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting
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San Misr led the participating NOCs with 223 donors, followed by Town Gas and AMOC.
It was a mammoth undertaking, but one which spelt the beginning of the end of town gas, alternatively called coal gas, which had been in use since pre-Victorian days.
(2) Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) generate electricity using oxygen (O2) from the air, along with hydrogen (H2) and carbon monoxide (CO) extracted from reformed town gas or other sources.
Gas holders played a key role in the UK gas network, as they used to store town gas created from burning coal.
Gas holders once played a key role in the UK gas network, as they used to store town gas created from burning coal.
Well tony and another regular reader Philip Thorpe have identified it as the retort house in the old town gas works, wich was sited where Sainsbury's car park is now.
He directed to complete Swat gas transmission line and Reggi Model Town gas project within stipulated time to facilitate the people.
The chief minister directed to complete Swat gas transmission line and Reggi Model Town gas project within stipulated time to facilitate the people.
In the days before North Sea gas, town gas was a vital resource.
Salah El-Din told Daily News Egypt that the company is dealing with a gas linkage project and plans to connect natural gas to 320,000 clients this year, which is 120,000 clients more than last year across areas such as Qaliubiya, Menoufiya, Gharbeya, and Daqahleya, while other sister companies, like Town Gas, will connect gas to Alexandria, Cairo, and the Suez Canal region.
Town gas was introduced to Tunis in 1870 by the French colonial authorities, but it was on a very small scale.