gas noun definition in The power industry topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: The power industry topic
1 [uncountable] a particular type of gas or mixture of gases used as fuel for heating and cooking a gas cooker/fire/furnace/oven/ring/stove a gas explosion/leak gas central heating (British English) Preheat the oven to gas mark 5 (= a particular temperature of a gas oven)2 (also gasoline) (both North American English) (British English petrol) [uncountable] a liquid obtained from petroleum, used as fuel in car engines, etc. a gas station a gas pump to fill up the gas tank