gas·​hold·​er | \ ˈgas-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce gasholder (audio) \

Definition of gasholder

: a container for gas especially : a huge cylindrical tank for storing fuel gas under pressure

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Recent Examples on the Web Now technology has made the proud gasholder irrelevant, and they’ve been consistently demolished since 1999. Helena Madden, Robb Report, "How These Obsolete Gas Storage Containers in London Were Transformed Into Luxury Apartments," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of gasholder

1802, in the meaning defined above

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11 Mar 2021

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“Gasholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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