Definition of Compressed gas

1. Noun. Gas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant.

Generic synonyms: Propellant, Propellent, Gas
Specialized synonyms: Compressed Air



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Literary usage of Compressed gas

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... is familiar with the lowering of temperature produced by the sudden release of a compressed gas. It is this that causes the fog about the mouth of a ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"Proper identification and careful handling of compressed gas cylinders are ... compressed gas cylinders used to transport gas under pressure are subject to ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"In eo short an interval of time the compressed gas cannot lose a sensible quantity of heat. It would appear, therefore, right to assume that the compression ..."

4. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"The compressed gas coming from the aftercooler is used in this expansion engine, and because of the work done in its cylinders is expanded adiabatically, ..."

5. Hydrogen & Fuel Cells: Review of National R&D Programs by International Energy Agency (2004)
"Spain also reported hydrogen storage work focusing on the development of commercial compressed gas cylinders. Swiss efforts also include work on the high ..."

6. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"compressed gas, carried in cylinders and permitted to escape into the balloon and there expand, or drawn out and recompressed, serves to control height in a ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"In this case the original volume of the compressed gas required to cause the precipitation of 1 cu. m. of salt at or near the earth's surface would ..."

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