producer gas

noun

Definition of producer gas

: a fuel gas made by circulating air or a mixture of air and steam through a layer of incandescent fuel and consisting chiefly of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen

Examples of producer gas in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The technology breakthroughs are in the design of a mobile modular gasifier unit that is fully automated and a genset that can run automatically on the producer gas from the gasifier while meeting emission standards. Robert Reiss, Forbes, 15 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of producer gas

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of producer gas was in 1883

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26 Oct 2021

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“Producer gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/producer%20gas. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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