gasometer


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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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Although his term gasometer was widely used for the storage containers, they are not meters.
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In the background can be seen the gas stove repair building which is to the left of the gasometer.
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Robert Byron, visiting the Soviet Union in 1931, could not admire designs of 'that gasometer or packing-case type' which 'might cause an ephemeral surprise in the suburbs of Wolverhampton'--especially when compared with the exotic, colourful buildings of Old Russia.
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