natural gas


: gas that is taken from under the ground and used as fuel

Full Definition of NATURAL GAS

:  gas issuing from the earth's crust through natural openings or bored wells; especially :  a combustible mixture of methane and other hydrocarbons used chiefly as a fuel and raw material
:  gas manufactured from organic matter (as coal)

Examples of NATURAL GAS

  1. a house heated by natural gas

First Known Use of NATURAL GAS

NATURAL GAS Defined for Kids

natural gas


Definition of NATURAL GAS for Kids

:  a flammable gas mixture from below the earth's surface that is used especially as a fuel


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