an electron tube the envelope of which contains a highly rarefied gas.
noun 1. a turbine utilizing the gaseous products of combustion. noun 1. an internal-combustion engine in which the expanding gases emerging from one or more combustion chambers drive a turbine. A rotary compressor driven by the turbine compresses the air used for combustion, power being taken either as torque from the turbine or thrust from […]
- Gas vacuole
noun 1. (biology) a gas-filled structure that provides buoyancy in some aquatic bacteria
noun 1. a well from which natural gas is obtained. noun 1. a well for obtaining natural gas
[gas-wurks] /ˈgæsˌwɜrks/ noun, plural gasworks. (used with a singular verb) 1. a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to homes and buildings. /ˈɡæsˌwɜːks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) a plant in which gas, esp coal gas, is made