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gas jet

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noun
  1. gas burner(def 1).
  2. a flame of illuminating gas.

Origin of gas jet

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for gas jet

Historical Examples

  • Claudia laughed quietly to herself, and rustled towards the gas-jet.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • He held the paper so that the heat from the gas-jet warmed it.

    The Grell Mystery

    Frank Froest

  • Jumping up on a table, he fixed it to the top of the reflector over the gas-jet.

    The Silent Bullet

    Arthur B. Reeve

  • She lighted the gas-jet by the fireplace, and held the paper in her hand.

    The Golden House

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • There was a movement toward the gas-jet; but Bertha Haughton checked it decidedly.

    Peggy

    Laura E. Richards