plural -s
: a liquid mixture of saturated and unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons made by reaction of carbon monoxide and hydrogen in the Fischer-Tropsch process

Word History


German, from ko- (from koks coke, irregular from English coke) + gas (from New Latin) + -in (from benzin benzine, gasoline)

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“Kogasin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kogasin. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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