liquefied petroleum gas

noun

Definition of liquefied petroleum gas

: a compressed gas that consists of flammable hydrocarbons (such as propane and butane) and is used especially as fuel or as raw material for chemical synthesis

First Known Use of liquefied petroleum gas

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of liquefied petroleum gas was in 1925

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“Liquefied petroleum gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquefied%20petroleum%20gas. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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