Meaning of COAL GAS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1809

: gas made from coal: as

a. : the mixture of gases thrown off by burning coal

b. : gas made by carbonizing bituminous coal in retorts and used for heating and lighting

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.