gasholder

noun

gas·​hold·​er ˈgas-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce gasholder (audio)
: a container for gas
especially : a huge cylindrical tank for storing fuel gas under pressure

Examples of gasholder in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gasholder was in 1802

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“Gasholder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasholder. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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