Pintsch gas

noun

ˈpinch-
: a compressed oil gas obtained from gas oil, consisting chiefly of hydrocarbons and hydrogen, and formerly used in lighting railroad cars and buoys

Word History

Etymology

after Julius Pintsch †1884 German manufacturer

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“Pintsch gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pintsch%20gas. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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