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Definition of the noun gas main

What does gas main mean as a name of something?


  1. a main that distributes gas
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: main = a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
    • part of: gas system = facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service

Alternative definition of the noun gas main


  1. The conduit through which natural gas is conveyed to users.

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

to be supplied with gas, is numerous, it is more economical to employ a separate gas main for each side of the street, than to make use of one larger main for both sides ; because smaller mains may then be employed, and the collateral ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 59 - Trays versus Patking in Separator Design by John J. McKetta Jr

Joint trench, burying gas main with electric and other utilities, meant sharing control. Today, after two years of joint projects, most difficulties have been resolved. However, some operating philosophy differences remain. As a compromise, gas ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

gas main for each side of the street, than to make use of one larger main for both sides; because smaller mains may then be employed, and the collateral branch pipes leading into the houses are shorter; these circumstances amply ...

Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.) by Edward Henry Knight

Gas Main Drill. A tool for boring holes in ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Building Services (2013)

by David Kut

gas main burner An arrangement through which the operating gas supply is fed ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

gas main a principal gas supply pipe to which individual users or buildings can be connected. gas mantle, mantle; in gas lighting, a perforated or woven hood of metal, ceramics etc. over the outlet ofa luminaire, which ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1907)

The valve, counterbalanced, rests on ledges at the sides and ends, and is operated by a lever from outside the gas main. Both of these are by Glenfield & Kennedy, Ltd. The reversing, or by-pass valves used in gas works are employed for ...

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