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  1. gasogene(Noun)

    A type of Victorian seltzer-bottle, which consisted of two mesh-encased glass globes arranged so that a reaction between tartaric acid and sodium bicarbonate produced carbon dioxide gas which carbonated the enclosed beverage and expelled it through a siphon valve.


  1. Gasogene

    The gasogene was a late Victorian device for producing carbonated water. It consisted of two linked glass globes surrounded by a wicker or wire protective mesh because they tended to explode. The lower contained water or other drink to be made sparkling, the upper a mixture of tartaric acid and sodium bicarbonate that reacted to produce carbon dioxide. The produced gas pushes the liquid in the lower container up a tube and out of the device. The gasogene features as a cryptic residential fixture at 221B Baker Street in Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gasogene in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gasogene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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