a furnace using gas as a fuel.
a furnace for distilling gas from a solid fuel, as coal.
noun, Pathology. 1. a gangrenous infection developing in wounds, especially deep wounds with closed spaces, caused by bacteria that form gases in the subcutaneous tissues. noun 1. gangrene resulting from infection of a wound by anaerobic bacteria (esp Clostridium welchii) that cause gas bubbles and swelling in the surrounding tissues gas gangrene n. A form […]
- Gas gangrene antitoxin
gas gangrene antitoxin n. The antitoxin specific for the toxin of one or more species of Clostridium that cause gas gangrene and associated toxemia.
[gas-guhz-ler] /ˈgæsˌgʌz lər/ noun, Informal. 1. an automobile that has low fuel efficiency, getting relatively few miles per gallon. n. car with low fuel-efficiency, 1973, American English, from gas (short for gasoline) + guzzler. noun A car, esp a large American model, that uses a great deal of gasoline [1970s+; gas eater and gas hound […]
- Gas-guzzler tax
noun 1. a tax imposed on the purchase price of an automobile not meeting fuel efficiency standards.