gas plant


  • Coal gas plant
    Coal gas plant
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gas plant Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
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In literature:

Electric light and gas plants were rendered useless and the city was left without water, light or power.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
On the left were the ruins of one of the ancient plants for the manufacture of illuminating gas.
"The Doomsman" by Van Tassel Sutphen
This was enough to cause considerable alarm, particularly when it was seen that a gas plant at Whitehaven had caught fire.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
He had seen the plant at Oak Ridge where uranium was extracted by the gas diffusion method.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It has erected special workshops, gas plants and all the accessories of a modern flying terminal.
"Zeppelin" by Harry Vissering
The flooding of the electric light plant and the gas plants left the city in darkness.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
The securities of a local corporation, say a gas plant, find their best market at home, as a rule, unless the city be large.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Also the establishment of gas plants at the mines is a costly thing.
"The Coming of Coal" by Robert W. Bruere
The construction of pressure gas plant in 1878 by J.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
Does the city own and operate any of its other public utilities, such as the electric light or gas plant?
"Government in the United States" by James Wilford Garner
Mond gas plants are, therefore, rather complicated and can be advantageously utilized only for large engines.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
The municipality owns and operates the water-works, electric-lighting plant and gas plant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 8" by Various
The municipality owns and operates its water works, gas plant and electric-lighting plant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
The municipality owns and operates its waterworks, gas plant and electric-lighting plant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
Bubbles of gas are seen to rise from the plant.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
In a cold storage plant carbon dioxide gas is used.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
This is the gas plant, Daddy dear.
"Daddy Long-Legs" by Jean Webster
It will be necessary to refit, to take in water, and to set our gas-producer plant going.
"The Great Airship." by F. S. Brereton
A complete gas works plant costs about L800.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
Acetylene gas finds its principal uses for isolated plants, and in country houses.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

ST LOUIS — A section of the Mississippi River was shut down in northeast Missouri on Tuesday after a cloud of sulfur trioxide gas was released from an industrial plant.
Announced Friday it will collaborate with American Municipal Power in Ohio to build and operate a natural gas-fired power plant in northeast Ohio capable of generating 873 megawatts of electricity.
The numbers are in and they show the County of Door could save a significant amount of money by using natural gas instead of propane at its hot mix asphalt plant.
The natural gas-fired AES power plant in Huntington Beach, CA is providing power to 25% of the Southern Californians affected by the temporary closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant during Summer 2012.
Cheniere Energy Partners will receive $2 billion in financing from The Blackstone Group to fund the construction of a natural gas export plant in Southern Louisiana.
Natural Gas Rises to 10-Month High as Power Plants Buoy Demand.
Louisville Gas and Electric Co. Plans to shut down its Cane Run power plant in May 2015, eight months earlier than expected.
LG&E will replace it with a natural-gas-fired plant that will be built on the Cane Run property in Jefferson County.
On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the first limits on greenhouse gas emissions from newly constructed power plants.
As part of the collaboration , Clean Energy Fuels will initially purchase two ecomagination-qualified MicroLNG plants from GE Oil & Gas.
Alstom Signs EUR350 Million Contract for German Gas-Fired Power Plant.
Gas-processing plant switched to Ohio's Noble County .
DTE Energy shuts down Frenchtown Township nuclear power plant due to excess hydrogen gas in system.
(AP) ConocoPhillips has resumed export of liquefied natural gas to Asia from its plant in south-central Alaska, though the plant's future remains unclear.
WG&L is trying to figure out how to pay for the Manufactured Gas Plant cleanup.

In science:

These types of plants are generally used to cover the so-called base load, whereas oil-, gas-fired and hydro-storage plants are used to meet peak demand.
Black swans or dragon kings? A simple test for deviations from the power law