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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The alert comes after a gang specialised in robbing and filling expired cooking gas cylinders illegally was busted by the Sharjah Police.
Councillors were given 30 days to present their proposals, after submitting a study to the ministry highlighting unsafe gas cylinder practices that currently exist.
A few days back, a cylinder blast during illegal decanting had injured several people but the administration has failed to shut illegal gas cylinder shops.
Abu Dhabi Police has warned motorists of the dangers associated with transporting gas cylinders in private or unlicensed vehicles that are not labelled with warning signs.
Police officials said that sale of substandard gas cylinders, was on rise in Quetta which has caused gas explosions in different localities in prevailing winter season, claiming precious lives and injuring others.
Across Yemen, there are millions of leaky gas cylinders being used--in homes, restaurants and small shops--which could explode at any moment.
Four gas cylinders were stored on the boat but only one was affected by the blaze.
The van contained three gas cylinders, of which one exploded.
Seven member of a family were killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder exploded in the Deh Mazang area of Kabul.
LAHORE, May 25 -- A gas cylinder explosion in front of the Rescue 1122 building at main Ferozpur Road instilled panic among the populace and authorities alike, who thought that the explosion could be part of a terrorist attack.
A SCRAP metal collector cleared up the scene of a gas cylinder explosion that killed a man, a court heard yesterday.
THREE women, a man and a two-year-old child were treated for burns after a gas cylinder exploded in their camper van in Stratfordupon-Avon.