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natural gas

noun

Simple Definition of natural gas

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of natural gas

  1. 1 :  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

  2. 2 :  gas manufactured from organic matter (as coal)

Examples of natural gas in a sentence

  1. a house heated by natural gas



1825

First Known Use of natural gas

1825


NATURAL GAS Defined for Kids

natural gas

noun

Definition of natural gas for Students

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





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