an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
British. a large tank or cylindrical reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks, to be piped to homes, factories, etc.

1785–95; < French gazomètre. See gas, -o-, -meter Unabridged
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gasometer (ɡæsˈɒmɪtə)
a nontechnical name for gasholder

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gasometer gas·om·e·ter (gā-sŏm'ĭ-tər)
An apparatus for measuring gases.

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Gasometer: an inexpensive device for continuous monitoring of dissolved gases and supersaturation.
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