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biogas

[′bī·ō‚gas]
(materials)
A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide generated from the bacterial decomposition of animal and vegetable wastes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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