gas liquor

Origin of gas liquor

First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for gas liquor

Historical Examples of gas liquor

  • Thus the gas-liquor is distinctly alkaline, and contains a considerable quantity of ammonia, besides other volatile bases.

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    Raphael Meldola

  • The uses of ammonia are manifold, and nearly our whole supply of this valuable substance is now derived from gas-liquor.

    Coal

    Raphael Meldola

  • Thus the cultivation of the beet, as already explained, is largely dependent on the supply of ammonia from gas-liquor.

    Coal

    Raphael Meldola

  • The distillate at once separates into water (gas-liquor) and light oil, floating at the top.