gas log


: a hollow perforated imitation log used as a gas burner in a fireplace

Examples of gas log in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turning on the stove for heat is not safe; have at least one of the following heat sources in case the power goes out:: extra blankets, sleeping bags, and warm winter coats; fireplace that is up to code with plenty of dry firewood or a gas log fireplace; portable space heaters or kerosene heaters. Leada Gore |, al, 19 Dec. 2022 Amenities inside of the four-bedroom, seven-bathroom home include a three car garage, half-court basketball area and a formal living room with a gas log fireplace. Tandra Smith |, al, 10 Jan. 2022 Other features include hardwood floors and a gas log fireplace. Tandra Smith |, al, 16 Nov. 2021 Other features of this house with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms include a private garage, wine fridge in the first-floor bedroom (which could also serve as a study or game room) and a gas log fireplace in the living room. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 13 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gas log was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Gas log.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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