bottled gas

bottled gas
noun Date: 1858 gas under pressure in portable cylinders

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bottled gas — 1. gas stored in portable cylinders under pressure. 2. See liquefied petroleum gas. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Bottled Gas —   A generic term for liquefied and pressurized gas, ordinarily butane, propane, or a mixture of the two, contained in a cylinder for domestic use.   ***   See Liquefied petroleum gases.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s… …   Energy terms

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