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gas +‎ fitting


gasfitting (countable and uncountable, plural gasfittings)

  1. The installation and servicing of gas fixtures and appliances.
    • 1880 February 20, The Scottish Law Reporter: Containing Reports by G. R. Gillespie, B.A. (Editor), H. J. E. Fraser, M.A., David Dundas, B.A., J. H. Forbes, B.A., and J. D. Sym, M.A., Advocates, of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, Court of Teinds, and House of Lords, volume XVII, Edinburgh: John Baxter & Son, [], page 438, column 2:
      A dispute afterwards arose as to certain articles in the house and grounds which the purchasers claimed as being of the nature of fixtures, and the purpose of the present suspension and interdict was to prevent Mr Mitchell-Innes from selling or removing “any of the grates, hearth and fireplace tiles, gasfittings, gas lustres and brackets, and picture rods, situated within the said mansion-house, or in any of the offices, conservatories, fernery, greenhouses, or lodges in connection therewith; []” &c.
    • 1994, Quintard Taylor, The Forging of a Black Community: Seattle’s Central District from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era (The Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western History and Biography; 5), Seattle, Wash., London: University of Washington Press, →ISBN, page 50:
      Some workers were employed in processing lumber, milling flour, canning salmon and oysters, and making optical goods, plumbing and gasfittings, women’s clothing, and bicycles.
    • 2013, The Scout Association, Scout Tests and How to Pass Them, centenary edition, London: Michael O’Mara Books, →ISBN, page 122:
      As an alternative to repairing gasfittings and the replacing of gas mantles and electric light bulbs, he must be able to put glass in windows, prepare and hang papers on walls, and repair cane-bottom chairs.