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bottled gas

gas stored in portable cylinders under pressure.
Origin of bottled gas
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The oxygen would grow thinner and thinner, once our supplies of bottled gas ran out.

    Let'em Breathe Space Lester del Rey
  • bottled gas furnished fuel for the kitchen range and there was a hot water heater.

    Double Challenge James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Here the country dweller has a choice of bottled gas, electricity, or oil as fuels.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
British Dictionary definitions for bottled gas

bottled gas

butane or propane gas liquefied under pressure in portable containers and used in camping stoves, blowtorches, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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