biogasses

biogas

[bahy-oh-gas]
noun
any gas fuel derived from the decay of organic matter, as the mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the bacterial decomposition of sewage, manure, garbage, or plant crops.
Also, bio-gas.


Origin:
1970–75; bio- + gas

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biogas (ˈbaɪəʊˌɡæs)
 
n
a gas that is produced by the action of bacteria on organic waste matter: used as a fuel

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biogas   (bī'ō-gās')  Pronunciation Key 
See under biofuel.
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