gas cylinder

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gas cylinder

[′gas ‚sil·ən·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
The chamber in which a piston moves in a positive displacement engine or compressor.
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They have carried spare air bottles, which are new, and I am sure further measures will be made as experiences are shared and conversations held.
Special articles voters will consider include the three-year lease of a 1-ton Highway Department truck for $18,988; seven air bottles for the fire department for $7,500; $5,000 for the Highway Department for police details; the lease of five defibrillator units for $2,700; and $2,000 for the town's 250th anniversary.
The Company sells fire fighting trucks and equipment, sells and services fire extinguishers and provides DOT hydro testing for extinguishers and air bottles.
When I was about 10, my sister and I would be sent in the dead of night to fetch the midwife in Everton Valley who would tell us to carry the gas and air bottles back to the house, saying 'I'll be up soon.
Advantages: simplicity of operation (no air bottles or tanks needed), 1-stroke cocking, moderate cost and durability.
Spare air bottles should also be taken down and tied to the wreck to cover an emergency problem, which would prevent rapid surfacing and the bends problem to another diver, as in the Malta case.
Complete with a self-contained air system for refilling air bottles, the truck helps students develop several competencies within the career education program, including incident command training and fitness testing.
The idea is to provide fire crews with a nearby place to refill their air bottles during an emergency, eliminating the need for firefighters to lug the bottles up and down the stairs.
Gas and air bottles exploded when the ambulance caught fire on the A483 between Welshpool and Oswestry at around 8.