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fieldgate

[ feeld-geyt ]
/ ˈfildˌgeɪt /
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noun

the site in an oil field where natural gas is separated from crude oil after the latter reaches the surface, for movement through pipelines.

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Origin of fieldgate

First recorded in 1890–95; field + gate1
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