CH4
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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