coke-oven gas

noun

Definition of coke-oven gas

: a gas that is similar in composition to coal gas and that is obtained in the carbonization of coal especially at high temperatures for the production of coke

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“Coke-oven gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coke-oven%20gas. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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