gas works


noun, plural gasworks. (used with a singular verb)
a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to homes and buildings.
Also called gashouse.

1810–20; gas + works Unabridged
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gasworks (ˈɡæsˌwɜːks)
(functioning as singular) a plant in which gas, esp coal gas, is made

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