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LPG

Also called LP gas.
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  • When blended with propane and other hydrocarbons, it is referred to commercially as LPG.
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LPG

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1.
liquefied petroleum gas
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LPG in Technology


1. Linguaggio Procedure Grafiche (Italian for "Graphical Procedures Language"). dott. Gabriele Selmi. Roughly a cross between Fortran and APL, with graphical-oriented extensions and several peculiarities. Underlies the products of CAD.LAB Spa. "Graphical Procedure Language User's Guide and Reference Manual", CAD.LAB, Bologna, Italy, 1989, order code GO89/9.
2. Langage de Programmation Generique. An applicative language, both specification and functional. Special emphasis on parametrised declarations. "Design and Implementation of a Generic, Logic and Functional Programming Language", D. Bert et al, ESOP 86, LNCS 213, Springer 1986.

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LPG

liquefied petroleum gas
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Encyclopedia Article for LPG

any of several liquid mixtures of the volatile hydrocarbons propene, propane, butene, and butane. It was used as early as 1860 for a portable fuel source, and its production and consumption for both domestic and industrial use have expanded ever since. A typical commercial mixture may also contain ethane and ethylene as well as a volatile mercaptan, an odorant added as a safety precaution.

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