a masklike device containing or attached to a component that filters the air inhaled by the wearer through charcoal and chemicals, for protecting the face and lungs against noxious gases and fumes, as in warfare or in certain industrial processes.
a mask fitted with a chemical filter to enable the wearer to breathe air free of poisonous or corrosive gases: used for military or industrial purposes Also called (in Britain) respirator
noun 1. an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas produced or consumed, especially such an apparatus metering the amount of household gas piped into a dwelling. noun 1. an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas passed through it
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[gas-uh-hawl, -hol] /ˈgæs əˌhɔl, -ˌhɒl/ noun 1. a mixture of and , generally containing no more than 10 percent , used as an alternative fuel for some automobiles. /ˈɡæsəˌhɒl/ noun 1. a mixture of 80% or 90% petrol with 20% or 10% ethyl alcohol, for use as a fuel in internal-combustion engines n. gasoline and […]
[gas-uh-jeen] /ˈgæs əˌdʒin/ noun 1. .