blue gas


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blue gas

[′blü ‚gas]
(materials)
A gas consisting chiefly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, formed by the action of steam upon hot coke; used mainly as a source of hydrogen and in synthesis of other chemical compounds. Also known as blue water gas.
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They have a blue gas filled sac that floats on the sea surface with long venomous tentacles that hang below it.
The companies Sterling Energy Group acquired had done business as Kentucky Blue Gas, however the name has been modified to Kentucky Natural Gas and Oil after a consolidation with Sterling's present Kentucky operation.
The acquired Companies, doing business as Kentucky Blue Gas, produce and oil and gas from wells on leased property.
A pair of peregrines have nested for years atop giant claret and blue gas holders that tower 150 feet above the National Grid building.
The tools stolen include: a red Hilti breaker, model T3E05; red Hilti cordless drill, model TE7A; red Hilti breaker TE55; red Hilti 36-volt battery; a blue gas tool to measure gas readings, stored in a blue canvas bag, model ANTONV2; two 22-volt red Hilti cordless drills; and a red Hilti power saw.
I am thinking fifty years back, Dad placing a lamb in the blue gas oven: I was screeching, lying on the cream-of-linoleum floor, but about not owning a doll even as my smallest victory for having been born.
A deadly blue gas cylinder stood like a mute spectator outside its enclosure adjoining the kitchen.
FORMATIVE YEARS: For the first four years of his life, the Guvnor played by the roaring blue gas fire in the snug bar, crawling around the floor between the legs of the bar stools, with a whippet and a greyhound, Princess and Lightning, and on occasion was heard to call the dogs Mummy and Daddy.
Gas recovery, by the way, is a Japanese system which we were licensed to build, for recovering that blue gas, burnt (wasted) carbon monoxide, which appears at intervals out of the Lackenby stacks.
Det Insp Grant said: "If anyone sold a significant number of these small blue gas canisters used for camping we want to hear from them.
Investigators believe the burglars must have made several overnight raids on a house in nearby Barton Road as they took a bulky haul which included a Honda rear roller self-propelled lawn mower with grey base and red top, a green Gardenline lawn vacuum, an Anthony Worrall Thompson gas barbecue, and two blue gas bottles.