natural gas

noun

Definition of natural gas

1 :gas issuing from the earth's crust through natural openings or bored wells; especially :a combustible mixture of methane and other hydrocarbons used chiefly as a fuel and raw material
2 :gas manufactured from organic matter (such as coal)

Examples of natural gas in a Sentence

  1. a house heated by natural gas

First Known Use of natural gas

1825


NATURAL GAS Defined for English Language Learners

natural gas

noun

Definition of natural gas for English Language Learners

  • : gas that is taken from under the ground and used as fuel


NATURAL GAS Defined for Kids

natural gas

noun

Definition of natural gas for Students

:a flammable gas mixture from below the earth's surface that is used especially as a fuel

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