gasometer

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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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Far from being blots on the landscape, to celebrated photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher the gasometers and water towers they visited around South Wales in the early 1970s were the products of engineering so precise they were works of art.
The gasometer is one of four aligned in the flat and rather tatty landscape between Vienna's airport and the old city.
Dressed in a grey suit and casual open-necked shirt, Clooney, speaking against a backdrop of gasometers and electricity pylons, said: 'It's just good to be here.
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.
The Exhibition will open March 29th at the Gasometers in Vienna, Austria.
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.
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.
A condescending sense of her "artlessness" coincides with the standard middle-class wonder that poetry could be written amid "a monstrous agglomeration of ugly factories, of ugly gasometers, of ugly houses--brick boxes with slate lids.
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.
But if Auden were dead, and Yeats still alive, then in that extended imagined time the gashouses might not simply be the oddly named gasometers of L.
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.
Open procedure for procurement of services for the removal of the primary sources of pollution of the gasometers and the tank "B1" of the corporate site of Via Shooting, the gasometer Via Remo Sandron, transportation and disposal / recycling waste products.
The decaying structures, tarnished by rust and partly overgrown with weeds, are also known as gasometers, a term coined by Birmingham famous engineer William Murdoch.
I READ with interest your feature on the gasometers in the Saltley, Nechells area and the report of the 1904 explosion and the experiences of the residents in that area at that time.