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a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe

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a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel

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A spokesman for Manchester council said there are 'no current plans' to demolish the Bradford Road gasometers, but confirmed it has had conversations with National Grid about their decommissioning.
The library's exterior is covered with an intricate metal facade, to echo the gasometers, tunnels and canals that fuelled Birmingham's industrial growth.
ITS NOT all chimney stacks and gasometers in the "industrial" North West.
Cannon Street ran from Boundary Road all the way past the gasometers to Samuelson Street near the Newport Bridge - the only other landmarks from this area to survive from my young days.
Bootle's two main gasometers have towered above Litherland Road since the 1880s.
BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene) contamination is caused by fuel leakages around former service-station sites, fuel farms, garages, workshops, gasometers, oil spills, dry cleaners and factories.
Experiencing blast furnaces, water towers, gasometers, mine heads, and the like anthropomorphically sounds a bit odd, perhaps, but less so if we consider how Bernd and Hilla thought of these structures as the cathedrals of the industrial age and remember how cathedrals themselves were often cast as figures for the body of Christ.
Derelict tenements, dilapidated warehouses and rusty gasometers are being cleared to make way for an international rail terminus plus new offices and housing.
Let's extend it to private clubs, non food-serving pubs, petrol stations, gasometers, firework factories and school bicycle sheds to show how concerned we are.
Vaughan unfurled one sumptuous cover drive off Warne, but he must have felt like shoving his head in one of Kennington's famous gasometers when he slapped an innocuous delivery to Michael Clarke at midwicket.
Social housing from various eras mixes with newly gentrified warehouses; the imposing relics of a Victorian engineering past - gasometers, the Union Canal and the double vault of Cubitt's King's Cross station - are interspersed with fragments of Georgian terraces.
On the outskirts of London, Woolf's Bernard observes gasometers, factories, factory chimneys, cathedrals, glass domes, institutions, theatres; looking through the train window, Larkin (for we feel, as always, that his is not an invented literary persona) initially observes Hull's fishdock and the blinding windscreens of vehicles halted at level-crossings, to be succeeded by the sub-pastoral landscape of farms, cattle, dismantled cars, and, on the outskirts of London, building plots, poplars, an Odeon, that famous Keatsian cricketer eternally frozen in the act of running up to bowl, and the walls of blackened moss of the achieved metropolis.