Carbureted hydrogen gas
Carbureted Car"bu*ret`ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster]

2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power. [Written also {carburetted}.] [1913 Webster]

{Carbureted hydrogen gas}, any one of several gaseous compounds of carbon and hydrogen, some of with make up illuminating gas.

{Light carbureted hydrogen}, methane ({CH4}), also called {marsh gas}, and {fire damp}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Carbureted hydrogen gas — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Light carbureted hydrogen — Carbureted Car bu*ret ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbureted — Car bu*ret ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power. [Written also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen — Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen dioxide — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen oxide — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen sulphide — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marsh gas — Carbureted Car bu*ret ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bicarbureted hydrogen — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphureted hydrogen — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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