a gas liquefied by compression, consisting of flammable hydrocarbons, as propane and butane, obtained as a by-product from the refining of petroleum or from natural gas: used chiefly as a domestic fuel in rural areas, as an industrial and motor fuel, and in organic synthesis, especially of synthetic rubber.
a mixture of various petroleum gases, esp propane and butane, stored as a liquid under pressure and used as an engine fuel Abbreviation LPG, LP gas See also bottled gas


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