Pintsch gas

\ ˈpinch- \

Definition of Pintsch gas

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

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History and Etymology for Pintsch gas

after Julius Pintsch †1884 German manufacturer

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“Pintsch gas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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