Meaning of GAS in English

GAS

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a gas explosion

Firefighters say that a gas explosion destroyed the building.

a gas fire

She lit the gas fire and settled in front of the TV.

a gas flame

The glass is heated over a gas flame.

a gas pipe

an electricity/gas/phone etc bill

I’ll have to pay the gas bill too next month.

Calor gas

coal gas

combustible material/gas etc

CS gas

drill for oil/water/gas etc

BP has been licensed to drill for oil in the area.

electrical/gas appliance

fuel/electricity/gas consumption

There are three possible methods of reducing oil consumption.

gas chamber

gas man/rent man etc

I waited all day for the gas man.

gas mask

gas meter

gas pedal

gas ring

gas station

gas turbine

the ship’s four gas turbine engines

gas/torture chamber (= used for killing people by gas or for hurting them )

greenhouse gas

laughing gas

marsh gas

mustard gas

natural gas

nerve gas

petrol pump/gas pump (= for putting petrol into cars )

plume of smoke/dust/gas/spray etc

A black plume of smoke rose above the city.

poison gas

There are reports that poison gas is being used against the rebels.

pump gas American English (= put gasoline into a car )

He got a job pumping gas for the hotel guests.

run on electricity/gas/petrol etc (= get its power from electricity etc )

Most cars run on unleaded fuel.

sulphur dioxide/carbon dioxide/greenhouse gas etc emissions

The treaty calls for a 30% reduction in sulphur dioxide emissions.

tear gas

The police used tear gas to break up the demonstration.

toxic chemicals/substances/fumes/gases

Toxic chemicals were spilled into the river.

water/gas/electricity meter

A man came to read the electricity meter .

The taxi driver left the meter running while I ran in to pick up my bags.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

large

It offers considerable future potential for the discovery of large oil and gas reserves.

Because the silica in andesite makes it thick and pasty, andesite tends to trap large amounts of gas .

About 4.5 billion years ago a large cloud of gas slowly contracted under gravity into the glowing ball that became the Sun.

On weekends I washed cars at a large gas station near our home.

A large exhaust gas pressure implies that there is not much flow to the gas.

natural

The share of demand for natural gas should rise to some 17% by the year 2000.

Projected demand for natural gas 4.

One energy mix simply chose the cheapest options for supplying energy - using entirely coal, oil and natural gas .

The dwindling supplies of crude oil and natural gas are frequently discussed in newspaper articles.

It said it will use the net proceeds to acquire long-life natural gas reserves and exploit development opportunities.

Conventional wisdom did not favor retrofitting to coal use boilers originally designed for oil or natural gas .

However, because of the much higher efficiency, such a configuration need not entail much higher natural gas demand.

Let us choose a coal which upon combustion yields 2. 0. Natural gas Produces negligible 502.

■ NOUN

appliance

Extending the regulations to more types of gas appliances including premises using gas from cylinders or garden tanks.

It's often caused by poorly installed gas appliances .

Ensure that all your gas appliances are regularly serviced.

The Society already has an extensive collection of gas appliances which will also be displayed.

These include faulty gas appliances and flammable furniture, two of the biggest causes of death by fire.

The poisonous gas is called carbon monoxide and gas appliances can produce it if they're not regularly serviced.

This check will show whether your gas appliances and installations are safe to use.

bill

If the Government won't boost pensions, can't it help with gas bills and the like?

I got the gas bill and the bill for electricity.

You think to yourself, yes I could get the kids shoes or pay the gas bill .

However, increasing water, electricity and gas bills are adding to production cost pressures, the association says.

She followed her last winter gas bill with a decision to turn off several heaters.

What she couldn't understand was the more she shivered ... the higher the gas bills .

Voice over Meanwhile downstairs neighbour Nikki Davies was delighted with her gas bills .

You can use gas stamps to pay your electricity bill and electricity stamps to pay for your gas bill.

chamber

The gas chamber , Maryland Penitentiary.

The last to die was David Mason, who was sent to the gas chamber in August 1993.

Like a gas chamber , it overwhelms.

Fourteen murders was more than enough for jurors to vote Bonin into the gas chamber .

They knew Amelia was too skinny to avoid the gas chamber .

Whole families crowded into gas chambers , their clothing, gold fillings, and eyeglasses more valued than their lives.

Ronald Reagan appointee, was on the panel that unanimously upheld the gas chamber ban Wednesday.

It took him 11 years to get to the gas chamber , from the day he was convicted of five murders.

cloud

A heavy overcast like a poison gas cloud was stationary over the battered city.

coal

Meanwhile the manager had started to put coal gas into the other, oxygen, bag.

And the smell of coal gas forces residents to wear make-shift masks.

I vividly recall the smell of damp wool and coal gas , which was unlike anything I'd experienced before.

He was also first in his use of coal gas for train lighting in 1862.

It was also while Murdock was living in Redruth that he started his experiments with coal gas .

He was also the first person to use coal gas for lighting purposes.

Murdock's investigations of coal gas were a direct result of his search for materials to preserve the bottom of ships.

company

Mrs. Chalker I am aware that a number of United Kingdom oil and gas companies are extremely interested.

We have ambitions to become the world's first Global gas company and already operate in 20 countries.

Gas utility companies fell after the government said it was considering allowing non-gas companies to enter the retail gas market.

cooker

Emily Mahon stood in front of the gas cooker and grilled the ten rashers that she served every morning except Friday.

It is the start of a new generation of gas cookers .

Instead he'd fill his aluminium container and take it back to boil on his small gas cooker .

From outside in the passageway the sound of water bubbling and steaming on the old gas cooker could be heard.

Britain's most advanced gas cooker .

Clarence entered the park at the request of the Trust to repair the gas cooker in the cafeteria.

cylinder

Teesside trains were also stopped when firemen discovered a gas cylinder near the fire.

Hassan has to buy gas cylinders to light the stove and the two small lamps that light his apartment.

One of the boats sank after gas cylinders inside exploded.The other was completely burned out.Richard Barnet reports.

Rolled up, admittedly, but those things can be opened and inflated from their gas cylinders in seconds.

There are candles and a gas cylinder .

I assemble my Trangia and cook food, avoiding the almost overwhelming temptation to use the gas cylinder .

Another was attached to a high pressure gas cylinder .

Since the attack, the gas cylinders have remained out of use.

emission

What has emerged so far confirms the pessimism that has settled over the international effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions .

The market could grow much bigger if countries further subsidize wind power to curb greenhouse gas emissions .

Focuses on urban ecology, social equity, land conservation, greenhouse gas emissions and environmental quality.

However, no such action was to be credited against any forthcoming national required reductions in greenhouse gas emissions .

The Committee also outlined tough recommendations on how greenhouse gas emissions should be reduced.

The report lists practical measures that, if implemented, will help restrict greenhouse gas emissions with a view to meeting these targets.

explosion

Coal gas production became involved with safe gas explosions .

A natural gas explosion that killed three and injured more than 20 others in 1992 has made the community particularly wary.

Ronan Point, a 22-storey block in East London, crumbled like a pack of cards after a gas explosion in 1968.

There had been a gas explosion and there were several casualties.

field

Moreover there are indications that in this gas field a secondary fracture porosity may exist.

On the liquids front condensate is being produced at the Kapuni on-shore gas field .

No gas fields occur in the Bramsche and Vlotho Massifs, although in the past many boreholes have been drilled there.

Privatization of oil and gas fields A decision to privatize oil and gas fields was announced on Oct. 1.

The Atyrausk zone contained oil and gas fields .

fire

The Echo investigation highlighted a series of deaths caused by carbon monoxide poisoning from faulty gas fires .

It had minimal busted furniture, yellow walls and a gas fire .

She was beside the gas fire , just staring.

She made herself a high tea, put the gas fire on full blast and sat with a tray in front of the television.

He also lit the portable gas fire .

She perched on the edge of the sofa, gazing into the mock flames from the gas fire .

From time to time there are special offers on gas fires .

flame

The saffron-azure of the gas flame starred the orange dark.

Later we ate lunch in front of the trembling gas flame .

Woks are best used over a gas flame .

The process uses a natural gas flame to break down the effluent into sulphur dioxide.

Cookability Even though the gas flames are shielded, you lose none of the beauty of cooking with gas.

Skin the peppers by roasting over a gas flame or under the grill until the skin blisters black.

The front doors were almost bare of paint and shadows cast by the gas flame took on weird shapes.

greenhouse

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas , each molecule trapping 25 times as much heat radiation as one molecule of carbon dioxide.

But it might contribute to global warming because methane is a powerful greenhouse gas .

Carbon monoxide is also a powerful greenhouse gas .

The market could grow much bigger if countries further subsidize wind power to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

The drainage of peatbogs for forestry and agriculture is making a significant net contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, the report concludes.

Water vapour is a naturally occurring greenhouse gas but the amount of water vapour in the atmosphere is affected by human activities.

What has emerged so far confirms the pessimism that has settled over the international effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Home energy efficiency is increasingly seen as a route to a reduction in national greenhouse gas emissions.

industry

We have argued for greater competition in the gas industry than the Government have ever sought to provide.

The natural gas industry likewise argues for more domestic production, including on federal lands that are now off-limits.

Significant economic growth and social change has been brought about as a result of the offshore oil and gas industry .

These relate to her previous business activities in the gas industry , which she now says she is reforming.

Careers leaflets, technical booklets, teaching materials and general information on all aspects of the oil and gas industry .

An accountant by training, Lord Simpson, 58, began his career in the gas industry .

A decline in coal demand would benefit either the nuclear or gas industries .

The oil and gas industry has lost more jobs since 1982 than the country's car, steel and textile industries combined.

lamp

The gas lamp flickered and spluttered above him, sending moving shadows across the walls.

In the windows of the decrepit houses, gas lamps were beginning to be lighted.

In the light of the yellow gas lamp there was neither day nor night.

A long line of gas lamps ran along each wall, giving it a dim smoky glow.

Capshaw got up and turned the valve on the gas lamp .

Down in the dark and foggy street a figure stood waiting beneath a lighted gas lamp .

He sat back in the armchair and watched the smoke drifting upwards from his pipe towards the gas lamp .

leak

Vote paves way, page 2 News in brief: Ferries held up by gas leak .

Forcing independent gas suppliers to respond to gas leaks reported to them.

The victim was slumped over a freezer where he had been searching for a gas leak .

But firemen confirmed the blast at 3.42am was caused by a gas leak from a water heater.

The first reactor was closed down for repairs earlier this year after a gas leak .

Delicate arrangements are required to maintain the controlled gas leak and these are prone to wear and maintenance problems.

That was the occasion when a gas leak caused an explosion which wrecked an entire tenement.

But responding to Nathan Bryce's flirting was about as wise as striking matches to find a gas leak .

mark

The heat in Keegan's kitchen barely rose above gas mark one.

Place pan in a preheated hot oven 200 °C gas mark 6.

Return pan to oven and increase heat to 220 °C gas mark 7.

mask

They took gas masks and attached grenades to their belts.

Delaney snapped on his gas mask .

Some even began wearing gas masks to block the suspicious fumes.

Heard him say that sirens were blowing and people were donning gas masks and moving into sealed rooms.

While they all wore gas masks , none were tightly clothed, and none wore gloves.

Every child had a gas mask and a suitcase, or paper parcel.

Everywhere I went, I carried the gas mask I had purchased on the black market.

methane

The blast, 610m below ground, is thought to have been caused by a mix of coal dust and methane gas .

Four others are hooked into systems to control the release of methane gas .

Experts believe the absence of water in the toilet allowed a lethal build-up of methane gas .

Then it is combined with hydrogen in a catalytic converter to produce methane gas and water.

It is the biggest single concept, many others being devoted to using methane gas at waste product dumps.

That plant uses methane gas from the landfill to generate electricity.

Furthermore, once initiated, the combustion of methane gas at 25°C is very spontaneous.

As with domestic refuse, the problems of methane gas generation also exist when disposing of industrial waste underground.

mustard

The leaves of cabbages, mustard and some other brassicas contain toxic mustard oil, similar to the deadly mustard gas .

The world greeted the news as if President Tucker had reintroduced mustard gas .

Gene mutations occur spontaneously and can be induced by mutagenic agents such has high temperature, mustard gas , and radiation.

It was called mustard gas and was used at Ypres in 1917, when it caused many thousands of casualties.

Four kids to rear and a husband coughing away his lungs from mustard gas .

nerve

The nerve gas would only be released if the incorrect code was programmed twice into the computer.

Yep, that Soviet nerve gas , all hooked up to a computerized bomb.

The essence was there in all its hideous implication. Nerve gas tests with human tissue.

And much of the liquid used to simulate nerve gas at the test site was contained by the wooden crates.

A new form of nerve gas ?

The fact was he had broken a Senate tie back in 1983 and voted for the production of nerve gas .

oven

If you have a gas oven , you may use a special lighter wand to spark it off.

Saturday night I always do the gas oven out.

I knew that occasionally people put their heads in gas ovens , but there was no mention of that.

His sister-in-law kills hers, along with its two small cousins, before swallowing poison herself sooner than surrender to the gas ovens .

The blast - triggered when Alan lit his gas oven - had ripped off his clothes.

Jimmy popped into the scullery then to turn the mutton chops in the pan in the gas oven .

A month later she stuck her head into a gas oven .

She even forgot about Rab, pondering between the river and the gas oven .

pipeline

Many problems lie ahead for the development of gas pipelines , but the prospects are increasingly positive.

Cities are full of gas stations, motor vehicles, natural gas pipelines , and the like.

Without those proposals, I am sure that the gas pipeline would never even have got out of the locker.

What should be the first region to be developed for the long-distance gas pipeline ?

To fill the gap, imports from the Siberian gas pipeline are envisaged.

But the war is also about the building of a gas pipeline .

poison

It's a land where doom hangs upon the air like poison gas .

At the time, however, I feared poison gas .

There was fear of poison gas , in a nation where Zyklon-B was part of the collective memory.

Bombs and poison gas would rain down on undefended cities.

If this emission takes place it triggers the breaking of a vial of poison gas which instantaneously kills the cat.

A heavy overcast like a poison gas cloud was stationary over the battered city.

Whether it's against poison gas or pollution or radiation he can't say.

price

The critical aspect still to be agreed was the gas price .

The concept that has predominated is that higher oil and gas prices are better.

In 1954 wellhead gas prices also came under government control.

The high gas prices and long lines were prolonged by government interference in the private sector.

But rising gas prices in the 1970s forced the corporation to abandon the project.

Energy stocks ended the year on the upside, enjoying higher natural gas prices and lower inventories.

Oil companies fell in response to weaker crude oil and natural gas prices .

Natural gas prices also tumbled amid concern warmer weather would dampen demand for heating fuels.

production

Figures produced at a World Energy Conference showed that oil and gas production should reach a peak between 1985 and 2000.

Coal gas production became involved with safe gas explosions.

The words add urgency to the administration's push to increase domestic oil and gas production .

About 24 percent of such gas production globally is attributed to the United States.

Oil and gas production in the Permian is on a seemingly inevitable decline.

Conclusions Reservoir rocks suitable for gas production are widely developed in the Zechstein.

The platform carbonates are probably the most important reservoir in the Zechstein and most gas production comes from these sediments.

reserve

The Caspian basin, which is rich in oil and gas reserves , is central to his new foreign policy doctrine.

It said it will use the net proceeds to acquire long-life natural gas reserves and exploit development opportunities.

Chesapeake believes there are substantial oil and gas reserves in this eastern leg of the geological formation known as the Austin chalk.

ring

He threw down the knife, turned off the gas ring and stamped down the hall.

An analogy from control engineering would be a kettle on a gas ring .

In one corner is a gas ring , in another a table with some school books on it.

There is a gas ring in my room and the percolator is bubbling.

And once he had realized that ... To the left of the gas ring was a note.

station

Shortages of imported oil sparked lines at gas stations and sent energy prices skyrocketing.

I pulled into a gas station this morning.

In 1973 she married her present husband, Taufik Kiemas, a well-connected businessman who owns a string of gas stations .

She then began pointing to a gas station , or what used to be a gas station.

Dangling from one hand he carried the object he had brought from the corpse-strewn forecourt of the gas station .

In many towns I stopped in, the public buildings were a store, a gas station , and a museum.

Atop the gas station at Everett, Washington State.

And that fall takes her to a nearby gas station , presided over by 20-something Jimmy.

stove

The gas stove was commonplace enough, although very old, standing on four straight legs.

Leila cooks on a tiny gas stove nestled into the hold of one of the boats.

A is the armchair and E the gas stove .

And where was her gas stove and the red rose bush from the yard?

Then we boiled it dutifully and heated our tins on the Calor gas stove in the kitchen.

She lights the gas stove , and makes herself a breakfast of muesli, wholemeal toast and decaffeinated coffee.

To fight dirt costs more it you have only a gas stove on which to heat water.

For many years I huddled over a calor gas stove in the winter and ate beans on toast.

supply

Some estimates suggest that up to 11 percent of total gas supply in Britain is being lost.

Now, with temperatures warming and demand easing, greater gas supply and pipeline space are becoming available.

Alarms sound if gas supplies break down, and automatically connect reserve tanks.

The gas supply situation is, however, the subject of some controversy with substantial differences appearing in estimates by authoritative groups.

A simple change in the weather can make significant changes in demand on the gas supply system.

Interruptible gas supplies undercut the cost of fuel oil considerably.

But neither at school nor at home was there a gas supply .

Wave charts show breathing pattern, and alarms sound if breathing falters or gas supplies are affected.

tank

This will also entail moving the gas tanks which feed over 200 point heaters in the station throat.

Others squeeze their bodies into gas tanks .

Then fill up the gas tank .

Find something to eat and fill up the gas tank and see what the day brought.

tax

Sam Nunn said Thursday that he will support a minimum wage increase and oppose a repeal of the gas tax .

The gas tax rollback, initiated because gasoline prices spiked this spring, has since fallen by the wayside.

The White House sidestepped questions about linking the gas tax repeal with the minimum wage.

Phil Gramm, R-Tex., urged his colleagues to cut the gas tax in order to help low-income families, Sen.

The courageous thing for Clinton to do would be to veto the repeal of the gas tax .

But that was before presidential politics intruded and the 4. 3-cent-a-gallon gas tax suddenly took on huge political import.

tear

The Washington police fired tear gas at them and the gas was blown at once across the White House garden.

Charlie mixed in some tear gas with the mine.

The Army moved in with a water cannon and tear gas , forcing the marchers into hasty retreat.

They had to use tear gas to drive off the rioters.

On Sept. 17 reports stated that tear gas was used to halt protests at a Mandalay high school.

A tear gas canister fatally wounded one young demonstrator.

We tried to run out, but there was more tear gas outside the stadium.

Initially rounds of tear gas were exchanged but later shots were fired.

turbine

Subcontractor, Woodward Governor, also provided an interesting display with the Netcon 500 gas turbine monitoring and control system.

The batteries are charged on-board by a small gas turbine auxiliary propulsion unit.

The gas turbine also keeps the batteries topped up.

One of its most significant features is the choice of a gas turbine rather than internal combustion engine.

Rolls-Royce has a strong order book in aero gas turbines and the prospect of further large orders in a buoyant aircraft market.

■ VERB

light

He lit the gas mantle and light beamed.

The room was quite brightly lit by two gas brackets, one at each side of a shining black stove.

She lit the gas and filled the kettle, then warmed her hands over the lid while the water boiled.

He also lit the portable gas fire.

She was able to light the gas and make tea in the big brown family teapot.

She lights the gas stove, and makes herself a breakfast of muesli, wholemeal toast and decaffeinated coffee.

He lit one of the gas mantles above the fireplace.

produce

We don't just produce gas guzzlers.

One is hemorrhage produced by gas in the capillaries in the eye socket.

It took no more time to produce the gas by the new method than it did using metals and acids.

Then it is combined with hydrogen in a catalytic converter to produce methane gas and water.

Later he considered a centralised system able to produce gas for a whole neighbourhood.

Another example is the use of both urban and agricultural wastes to produce methane gas under controlled fermentation.

Methanol could well become a significant fuel for transportation and is already being produced from natural gas in New Zealand.

These unexceptionable points, however, are merely the leaven that produce the gas to lighten the dough.

pump

But, the Daily Mirror revealed in May, it will pump deadly Krypton gas back into the atmosphere.

Before he made it to Broadway, Kelly pumped gas .

Consequently all the cryogenic tanks and pipes were pre-cooled by pumping cold gas through the supply lines.

He bootlegged whiskey, pumped gas , worked in a steel mill handling hot wire, stole hubcaps.

After two years of college, Swensson completed a two-week Standard Oil training course and went to work pumping gas .

He wanted to be an auto mechanic, but, really, he pumped gas .

run

In time, local villages had piped gas , running from the gas generator.

Mechanics were needed to keep them running , gas stations to fuel them, insurance agents to insure themthe list is endless.

The engine was started and run solely on gasifier-produced gas and employed another ingenious hybrid device as a speed regulator.

The other crash came about because the plane ran out of gas .

Half way there you run out of gas .

Five minutes later she ran out of gas .

Or you could have your engine converted to run on gas .

Has the husky engine of real estate that Cotton watched drive the county out of multiple recessions run out of gas ?

step

According to his lawyer, Brooks claims he heard some one utter the N-word, so he stepped on the gas .

A car honked behind him, and Miguel gratefully stepped on the gas .

Miguel stepped on the gas , roaring past all of them with a gust of dirt.

Then he stepped on the gas and sped away from him.

He stepped on the gas suddenly.

A movement toward the driver halted as he stepped on the gas , forcing the woman to jump out of his way.

Miguel stepped on the gas and grinned.

turn

Warm the solid and it turns straight back into gas .

I went into my dark little room and turned on the gas jet.

Leslie offloaded to Hodge, Tom Smith dummied and turned on the gas to score.

I had turned out the gas jet and did not have a match with which to relight it.

He turned on the gas and put a match to the stove so that it could warm the office.

Ellie, who had the only key, arrived first and, turned up the gas heater in the large bright bedroom.

As he turned out the gas jet he whistled to himself.

The teakettle came to a boil and I turned the gas off.

use

Extending the regulations to more types of gas appliances including premises using gas from cylinders or garden tanks.

To eliminate scale-up assumptions demonstration data were obtained using a recycle gas flow configuration.

The reason for that is the ability to use natural gas as a feedstock.

Outside the group's headquarters, police and soldiers used tear gas against demonstrators.

While addressing this economic question, how can we use natural gas to mitigate the environmental consequences of increased coal burning?

But having looked at this I don't think I shall be using the gas , let's put it that way.

They had to use tear gas to drive off the rioters.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a gas/oil/water etc leak

But firemen confirmed the blast at 3.42am was caused by a gas leak from a water heater.

But responding to Nathan Bryce's flirting was about as wise as striking matches to find a gas leak .

That was the occasion when a gas leak caused an explosion which wrecked an entire tenement.

The first reactor was closed down for repairs earlier this year after a gas leak .

The victim was slumped over a freezer where he had been searching for a gas leak .

be cooking (with gas)

Laundry flew from the flagpoles; windows were broken or boarded-up; there were cooking fires in the roads.

Once in a while, think about why you are cooking , serving and eating together as a family.

Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.

The air was rippling with heat above the goats, as if they were cooking .

The East Village was cooking then.

While parsnips are cooking , in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.

While the Quorn mixture is cooking , cook the rice according to the instructions.

While the rice is cooking , add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.

coal/oil/gas field

A slim slice of those revenues has always been cut for the communities in the oil fields , local politicians say.

A third appraisal of this potentially significant heavy oil field will be drilled in 1993.

For many residents of the oil fields , Pemex executives seem little different from the foreign overlords they replaced.

Moreover there are indications that in this gas field a secondary fracture porosity may exist.

North Shields became the export base for much of the South East Northumberland coal field .

The downturn in the energy industry dragged on so long that workers drifted away and oil field equipment became outdated.

We do know that most coal fields began life as swamps about 300 million years ago in the Carboniferous period.

gas/electricity/water etc supply

But neither at school nor at home was there a gas supply .

Is there an electricity supply ? 7.

It is claimed the dust left behind pollutes water supplies .

That left municipal water supply as the sole conceivable justification.

The cisterns were the huge catchment tanks which held the city's water supply .

The companies plan to apply the concept to gas and electricity supplies as well as security systems.

This' black rain' left a sticky oily coating on people, livestock, crops, water supplies and buildings.

mains gas/water/electricity

A smaller pond was pressure cleaned and filled with direct mains water.

Even horse clippers were powered by this system, but this was replaced by mains electricity.

Facilities are basic - only one has mains electricity - although all have a toilet and cold water.

In every case there is mains electricity & a good water supply.

My mains water is a problem.

The station, seven miles from the nearest road, has no mains electricity.

Used in such a way, there is no requirement for electricity, telephones, mains water or drainage.

noble gas/metal

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a gas stove

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But he was on a weekend break visiting relatives in the town when he sniffed the gas .

Perhaps when unhappy people die they release an effluvium of depression, like marsh gas .

With the M16, that gas was ported straight into the bolt.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

coal

This ruling would appear to accommodate our 25: 75 percent gas: coal scenario.

These reasons rest largely upon the intermediate nature of various properties of residual oil as compared to gas and coal .

oil

That's more profit than the oil and gas industry and twice as much as the auto industry.

But these conventional products caused problems for companies wanting to produce oil and gas offshore.

S.-based oil companies now receive for taxes they pay on oil and gas produced abroad.

These reasons rest largely upon the intermediate nature of various properties of residual oil as compared to gas and coal.

s

The lower price estimate is based on new projections that show larger U. S . gas reserves than previously thought.

tear

The guards used to fire blasts of tear-gas into the cells while forcing their occupants to shout out their names.

The night sky was lit by flames from burning cars, the smoky air stinging with tear gas .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a gas/oil/water etc leak

But firemen confirmed the blast at 3.42am was caused by a gas leak from a water heater.

But responding to Nathan Bryce's flirting was about as wise as striking matches to find a gas leak .

That was the occasion when a gas leak caused an explosion which wrecked an entire tenement.

The first reactor was closed down for repairs earlier this year after a gas leak .

The victim was slumped over a freezer where he had been searching for a gas leak .

coal/oil/gas field

A slim slice of those revenues has always been cut for the communities in the oil fields , local politicians say.

A third appraisal of this potentially significant heavy oil field will be drilled in 1993.

For many residents of the oil fields , Pemex executives seem little different from the foreign overlords they replaced.

Moreover there are indications that in this gas field a secondary fracture porosity may exist.

North Shields became the export base for much of the South East Northumberland coal field .

The downturn in the energy industry dragged on so long that workers drifted away and oil field equipment became outdated.

We do know that most coal fields began life as swamps about 300 million years ago in the Carboniferous period.

gas/electricity/water etc supply

But neither at school nor at home was there a gas supply .

Is there an electricity supply ? 7.

It is claimed the dust left behind pollutes water supplies .

That left municipal water supply as the sole conceivable justification.

The cisterns were the huge catchment tanks which held the city's water supply .

The companies plan to apply the concept to gas and electricity supplies as well as security systems.

This' black rain' left a sticky oily coating on people, livestock, crops, water supplies and buildings.

mains gas/water/electricity

A smaller pond was pressure cleaned and filled with direct mains water.

Even horse clippers were powered by this system, but this was replaced by mains electricity.

Facilities are basic - only one has mains electricity - although all have a toilet and cold water.

In every case there is mains electricity & a good water supply.

My mains water is a problem.

The station, seven miles from the nearest road, has no mains electricity.

Used in such a way, there is no requirement for electricity, telephones, mains water or drainage.

noble gas/metal

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

5000 civilians were gassed to death by the army.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I was a long time because everyone was gassing in the shop.

To get away from some guys in a Camaro who wanted to race, Juan says, the friend gassed the bike.

You want to gas people, gas them after November fourth.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.