| Share
 

Dictionary


wa'ter gas"




a toxic gaseous mixture consisting chiefly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, prepared from steam and incandescent coke: used as an illuminant, fuel, and in organic synthesis. Also called blue gas.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

water gapwater gate
See also:

 

Related Content