white gas

noun

Definition of white gas

: unleaded gasoline used especially to fuel portable stoves

called also white gasoline

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Liquid fuel is usually white gas or kerosene and attaches to the stove through a refillable bottle. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "How to Set Up Camp," 2 Apr. 2019

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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