town gas

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

town gas (uncountable)

  1. (petrochemistry) a poisonous manufactured gas, supplied to domestic consumers for heating, cooking and (formerly) lighting; it is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen formed by the reaction of coke with steam - C + H2O => CO + H2

Translations[edit]