gasometer


noun

  1. an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
  2. British. a large tank or cylindrical reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks, to be piped to homes, factories, etc.

noun

  1. a nontechnical name for gasholder
n.

1790, from gas + -meter. Related: Gasometric.

n.

  1. An apparatus for measuring gases.

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