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gasogene

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noun gas·o·gene \ˈga-sə-ˌjēn\

Definition of gasogene

  1. 1 :  a portable apparatus for carbonating liquids

  2. 2 :  an apparatus carried by a vehicle to produce gas for fuel by partial burning of charcoal or wood



Variants of gasogene

or gazogene \ˈga-zə-\

Origin of gasogene

French gazogène, from gaz gas (from New Latin gas) + -o- + -gène -gen


First Known Use: circa 1853


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