Pintsch gas

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/ pɪntʃ /

noun

gas with high illuminating power made from shale oil or petroleum, used in buoys, lighthouses, and railroad cars.

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Origin of Pintsch gas

named after Richard Pintsch (1840–1919), German inventor
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