a fuel oil obtained in the distillation of petroleum, intermediate in viscosity and boiling point between paraffin and lubricating oils. It boils above about 250°C
[gas-uh-leen, gas-uh-leen] /ˌgæs əˈlin, ˈgæs əˌlin/ noun, Now Rare. 1. .
[gas-uh-leer] /ˌgæs əˈlɪər/ noun 1. a furnished with gaslights. /ˌɡæsəˈlɪə/ noun 1. a branched hanging fitting for gaslights
[gas-uh-leen, gas-uh-leen] /ˌgæs əˈlin, ˈgæs əˌlin/ noun 1. a volatile, flammable liquid mixture of hydrocarbons, obtained from petroleum, and used as fuel for internal-combustion engines, as a solvent, etc. /ˈɡæsəˌliːn/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used […]
[gas-om-i-ter] /gæsˈɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory. 2. British. a large tank or cylindrical reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks, to be piped to homes, factories, etc. /ɡæsˈɒmɪtə/ noun 1. a nontechnical name for gasholder n. 1790, from gas + -meter. Related: Gasometric. gasometer gas·om·e·ter […]