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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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While specifics of structure, materiality and unit planning have yet to be resolved, the gasometer as reinterpreted by Moss plays on dialectical relationships between old and new, between solid and void, between grounded and floating.
The Gasometers in Vienna are four former gas tanks, built as part of the Vienna municipal gas works Gaswerk Simmering in the late 1800s.
Although his term gasometer was widely used for the storage containers, they are not meters.
Their impressive body of work includes images of South Wales water towers and gasometers.
Anaerobic digesters are large tanks, broadly resembling gasometers.
Cabins on Herald Street, Chatham Street, and Discovery Street were dominated by the hulk of the Albion Iron Works; dwellings on Pembroke Street were dwarfed by the gasometers of the Victoria Gas Works and powerhouse dynamos of the British Columbia Electric Street Railway.
In even medium-sized British towns, smelly gasworks advertised their presence by large and highly visible gasometers.
Subsequent plans to develop the King's Cross Railway Lands, the area north of the termini consisting of gasometers, canals, railway tunnels and the buildings on the old goods yard site, would have seen almost everything--including the Great Northern Hotel (1854)--give way to a dense commercial development.
The library's exterior is covered with an intricate metal facade, to echo the gasometers, tunnels and canals that fuelled Birmingham's industrial growth.
ITS NOT all chimney stacks and gasometers in the "industrial" North West.
Cannon Street ran from Boundary Road all the way past the gasometers to Samuelson Street near the Newport Bridge - the only other landmarks from this area to survive from my young days.
Bootle's two main gasometers have towered above Litherland Road since the 1880s.