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Meaning of GASOMETER

Pronunciation:  gas'âmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
  2. [n]  a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
 

GASOMETER is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: gas holder, gas meter
 
 See Also: meter, storage tank, tank

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gas*om"e*ter\ (? or ?), n. [Gas + -meter. Cf. F.
gazom[`e]tre.]
An apparatus for holding and measuring of gas; in gas works,
a huge iron cylinder closed at one end and having the other
end immersed in water, in which it is made to rise or fall,
according to the volume of gas it contains, or the pressure
required.

 

 

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