gasometer

[ gas-om-i-ter ]
/ gæsˈɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
British. a large tank or cylindrical reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks, to be piped to homes, factories, etc.

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Origin of gasometer

From the French word gazomètre, dating back to 1785–95. See gas, -o-, -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for gasometer

gasometer
/ (ɡæsˈɒmɪtə) /

noun

a nontechnical name for gasholder
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Medical definitions for gasometer

gasometer
[ gă-sŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

An apparatus for measuring gases.
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