gas liquor


noun Chemistry.

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Origin of gas liquor

First recorded in 1835–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for gas liquor

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

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