blau gas

\ ˈblau̇- \

Definition of blau gas

: an oil gas consisting chiefly of a mixture of lower saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons supplied in liquid form under pressure and used especially formerly for heating and lighting and as a motor fuel distinguished from blue gas

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“Blau gas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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