[gas-om-i-ter] /gæsˈɒm ɪ tər/
an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
British. a large tank or cylindrical reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks, to be piped to homes, factories, etc.
a nontechnical name for gasholder
1790, from gas + -meter. Related: Gasometric.
gasometer gas·om·e·ter (gā-sŏm’ĭ-tər)
An apparatus for measuring gases.
- Gasometric analysis
gasometric analysis n. The determination of the structure or quantity of a substance by means of measuring its gaseous derivatives.
[gas-om-i-tree] /gæsˈɒm ɪ tri/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the measurement of . /ɡæsˈɒmɪtrɪ/ noun 1. the measurement of quantities of gases gasometry gas·om·e·try (gā-sŏm’ĭ-trē) n. Determination of the relative proportion of gases in a mixture. gas’o·met’ric (gās’ə-mět’rĭk) adj.
[gas-op-uh-rey-tid] /ˈgæsˌɒp əˌreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. (of a firearm) using some of the exhaust gases to operate the action.
- Gas oven
noun 1. a domestic oven heated by gas 2. a gas-fuelled cremation chamber 3. another name for gas chamber