gasogene


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gasogene

[′gas·ə‚jēn]
(materials)
A fuel gas formed by incomplete combustion of charcoal; a European development as a substitute for gasoline. Also spelled gazogene.
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Klinger (Gasogene Books), a title in the "Sherlock Holmes Reference Library" series, offers a useful text of the novel, with explanations for variant readings (most from published texts, as only a small part of Doyle's novel survives in manuscript form), with helpful explanatory notes and an extensive, equally valuable, bibliography of secondary works.
5979, Decoux to Platon, 16 October 1941).7 By 1943, distilleries in Cambodia, Cochinchina, and Tonkin produced between 15,000 and 20,000 hectolitres of rice alcohol to fuel vehicles, while 3,000 other vehicles were equipped with gasogenes, which enabled them to run on wood or charcoal (Indochine, 20 July 1944, p.