gas holder


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gas holder

[′gas ‚hōl·dər]
(engineering)
Gas storage container with vertically free top section that moves up or down to adjust to the volume of gas held.
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Among giants: The gas holders at Nechells Community Sports Centre.
There were originally five gas holders at Huddersfield, which have been demolished over the years as more gas becomes stored in underground pipelines.
With the old gas holder removed from the south parcel, the company next will begin work there in early 1998.
ABOUT 50 years ago, I was walking along the canal footpath from Longford to the footbridge which crossed to the former gas holder in Judd's Lane.
HUNDREDS of shipyard workers were ordered to safety last night after a blaze broke out on the site of a massive gas holder.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- A familiar part of the Harrison landscape and Newark Skyline for more than 70 years will vanish from view when Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) implodes its Harrison Gas Holder there on October 6.
A GAS holder that has towered over a Tyneside community for more than 100 years is to be dismantled.
Over the course of the last year, engineers have been carefully removing the National Grid gas holder which stood in Jackson Street, but which could be seen for miles.
He also noted that it was a West Bromwich firm which had manufactured what was, prior to 1872, the largest gas holder ever made in this country for erection in London.
STORED: A gas holder, remnant of Huddersfield Gasworks, on land between Gasworks Street and St Andrew''s Road.
The whole town was affected by a failure at the local holder station, where the gas holder went flat over night.