a person who installs gas pipes and apparatus in buildings.
noun 1. the work or business of a gas fitter. 2. gas fittings, fittings for the use of illuminating gas.
noun 1. a furnace using gas as a fuel. 2. 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.