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gasworks

[ gas-wurks ]
/ ˈgæsˌwɜrks /
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noun, plural gas·works.(used with a singular verb)
a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to homes and buildings.
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Also called gashouse.

Origin of gasworks

1810–20; gas + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)
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British Dictionary definitions for gasworks

gasworks
/ (ˈɡæsˌwɜːks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) a plant in which gas, esp coal gas, is made
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