air gas


air gas
type of combustible gas that is formed by forcing air through some volatile hydrocarbon (also known as producer gas)

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  • Air gas — See under {Gas}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • air gas — Chem. See producer gas. * * * …   Universalium

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