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gas explosion

[′gas ik‚splō·zhən]
(mining engineering)
An explosion of firedamp in a coal mine; coal dust apparently does not play a significant part.
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He started the engine, and with a wild burr of gas explosions the beautiful fabric darted down the launching ways and lifted into the air.
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On the other hand, another gas explosion took place in Pashtoonabad area of Quetta in which six people including two women and children got injured.
Wesley Flood, inset left, who helped a father and daughter to safety after their house |in Howards Grove, Shirley, Southampton, was reduced to rubble by a gas explosion
Bosnian rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four miners killed when a gas explosion caused part of a mine to collapse, and were set to resume the search for a final body on Sunday.
Shanghai, Rajab 5, 1435, May 4, 2014, SPA -- Two people have been confirmed dead and three others were injured after a gas explosion toppled an old residential building in Shanghai early Sunday morning, local authorities said.
Two people are feared trapped in rubble after a gas explosion, called by gale-force winds sweeping across the country, destroyed three homes in Hounslow, west London.
A FAMILY living next to a terraced house that was completely demolished in a suspected gas explosion had a lucky escape, their neighbours said yesterday.
A POWERFUL blast believed to be a gas explosion has wrecked an office building in the centre of Prague, injuring at least 35 people and sending shockwaves through the Old Town tourist district.
AN ELDERLY woman has been rescued after a gas explosion destroyed her home, Gloucestershire Police said.
Methan gas explosion was thought to have ignited coal dust.
How can you plan for a gas explosion?" Things finally came to a head this week when they believed they'd be evicted on Tuesday after a repossession order was placed on their home of 16 years.