air gas


Definition of air gas

  1. 1 :  a combustible gas made by charging air with the vapor of some volatile hydrocarbon mixture (as gasoline) and used for lighting and heating

  2. 2 :  a producer gas consisting chiefly of carbon monoxide and nitrogen and made by blowing air into a producer

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