noun, plural gas·works. (used with a singular verb)
Examples from the Web for gasworks
Gabriel felt humiliated by the failure of his irony and by the evocation of this figure from the dead, a boy in the gasworks.Dubliners|James Joyce
I bought these gasworks and I own them, and I am satisfied to go on owning them.Back Home|Irvin S. Cobb
Something very simple, as was soon learned; the gasworks had just blown up.A Winter Amid the Ice|Jules Verne
Thus railways, gasworks, private households and a great variety of industries contribute to a Composite Demand for coal.Supply and Demand|Hubert D. Henderson
The gasworks have been notably more successful than the electric plants.