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gasworks

[gas-wurks] /ˈgæsˌwɜrks/
noun, plural gasworks. (used with a singular verb)
1.
a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to homes and buildings.
Also called gashouse.
Origin of gasworks
1810-1820
1810-20; gas + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)
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gasworks

/ˈɡæsˌwɜːks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a plant in which gas, esp coal gas, is made
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