producer gas
noun Date: 1895 a fuel gas made by circulating air or a mixture of air and steam through a layer of incandescent fuel and consisting chiefly of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Producer gas — The term Producer gas has different meanings in the USA and UK.USAProducer Gas is a generic term referring to:* Wood gas : produced in a gasifier to power cars with ordinary internal combustion engines. * Town gas : manufactured gas, originally… …   Wikipedia

  • producer gas — a gas composed of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen, obtained by passing air and steam through incandescent coke: used as an industrial fuel, in certain gas engines, and in the manufacture of ammonia. Also called air gas. [1890 95] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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  • producer gas — generatorinės dujos statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Dujinis kuras, gautas dujinant skystąjį ar kietąjį kurą dujų generatoriuose. Pagal naudojamą oksidatorių skiriamos oro, deguonies ir garo generatorinės dujos. Jas sudaro anglies… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • producer gas — noun a gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogen; made by passing air over hot coke • Syn: ↑air gas • Hypernyms: ↑gas …   Useful english dictionary

  • producer gas — produc′er gas n. chem. a mixture of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen prepared from coke and used as an industrial fuel, in certain gas engines, and in the manufacture of ammonia • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • producer gas — /prəˈdjusə gæs/ (say pruh dyoohsuh gas) noun a vaporous fuel produced by gasifying cheap solid fuel with steam, used in the place of petrol, natural gas, etc. The chief constituents are carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen …   Australian English dictionary

  • Producer Gas —   Low or medium Btu content gas, composed mainly of carbon monoxide, nitrogen(2), and hydrogen(2) made by the gasification of wood or coal …   Energy terms

  • producer gas — noun a low grade fuel gas containing carbon monoxide, formed by passing air, or air and steam, through red hot carbon …   English new terms dictionary

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