gas·​works | \ ˈgas-ˌwərks How to pronounce gasworks (audio) \

Definition of gasworks

: a plant for manufacturing gas and especially illuminating gas

Examples of gasworks in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From a massive, shiny new waterfront district to an old gasworks site refueling Istanbul’s creative scene, the Turkish city is exhibiting new life in public spaces in a way that hasn’t been seen for decades. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Dec. 2021 The gasworks itself had a social club for many years. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 The house was built in 1886, one of dozens of similar homes that once graced a neighborhood known for its gasworks and breweries. Washington Post, 1 June 2021 Some British parents took their sick children to the local gasworks to sit and inhale fumes to reduce their flu symptoms. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 17 Oct. 2020 Why parents started taking their kids to gasworks before their ideas were substantiated might have started with growing rumors, Brown said. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 17 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of gasworks

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gasworks was in 1819

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“Gasworks.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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