Origin of water gas
OTHER WORDS FROM water gaswa·ter-gas, adjective
Words nearby water gas
Example sentences from the Web for water gas
Water-gas made from steam and oil is usually limited to those places where the raw materials are readily available.
If, therefore, water-gas became generally used, another use for coke would be added to those already referred to (p. 47).Coal|Raphael Meldola
It contains more hydrogen, for example, than water-gas and it is well known that hydrogen gives little light on burning.
Water-gas is of low illuminating value, but after it is carbureted it burns with a brilliant flame.
Water-gas, obtained by passing steam over heated coke, contains 40 per cent.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson