Definitions for gasworksˈgæsˌwɜrks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to consumers.

    Category: Energy

    Ref: Also called gashouse.

* (used with a sing. v.).

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  1. gasworks(noun)

    the workplace where coal gas is manufactured


  1. gasworks(Noun)

    A factory where coal is converted to coal gas and coke


  1. Gasworks

    A gasworks or gas house is an industrial plant for the production of flammable gas. Many of these have been made redundant in the developed world by the use of natural gas, though they are still used for storage space.

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gasworks(noun singular)

a place where gas is made

The gasworks is rather an ugly building.

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