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gasometer

[ga′säm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A piece of equipment that holds and measures gas; may be used in analytical chemistry to measure the quantity of gas evolved in a reaction.
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Cllr Peter Dowd, leader of the Sefton Labour group, was born just 600 yards away from the gasometers.
The school yard is adjacent to the gasometers in the area and Gasverksvgen, Stockholm Royal Seaport.
However, the old gasometers, still visible all around Nechells, are a constant reminder of the past.
The decaying structures, tarnished by rust and partly overgrown with weeds, are also known as gasometers, a term coined by Birmingham famous engineer William Murdoch.
Designers of the exterior were influenced by the gasometers, tunnels, canals and viaducts which fuelled Birmingham's industrial growth.
PHOTOGRAPHS of old South Wales water towers and gasometers are expected to fetch thousands of pounds at a Sotheby's auction in Milan.
Events unfolded when the mine fell into one of the gasometers, its parachute becoming caught up in the roof on November 28.
mobile For news/text ECHO Events unfold when the mine fell into one of the gasometers, its parachute becoming caught up in the roof on November 28.
8 hectare gasworks site, which was built in 1821 and once housed three gasometers.
My world was that gray zone between Newport Bridge and the Transporter and in the shadows of the gasometers next to St Pats School in Cannon Park.