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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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.
Four years after its closure, I photographed the demolition of the iconic cooling towers and gasometer at the Lanarkshire site and made a promise to return one day to discover the fate of the site and the people who worked there.
San Lorenzo are a real power at The New Gasometer, the venue where they are unbeaten so far in five Primera League matches with just one goal conceded.
In the background can be seen the gas stove repair building which is to the left of the gasometer.
It does not affect the functioning gasometer on Grove Road, just north of the site.
The Health and Safety Executive had recommended planning permission not be granted for the 140 flats and houses because of its proximity to a decommissioned gasometer, but city planners approved the scheme.
Robert Byron, visiting the Soviet Union in 1931, could not admire designs of 'that gasometer or packing-case type' which 'might cause an ephemeral surprise in the suburbs of Wolverhampton'--especially when compared with the exotic, colourful buildings of Old Russia.
I READ with interest your article on the anniversary of the land mine piercing the gasometer at Garston gasworks, in 1940 (Daily Post, December 1, 2010).
He worked in Bath erecting the gasometer there in the 1920s and was definitely there in 1926/27.
The gasometer, looking like the skeleton of a building after a fire, the furnaces of the gasworks, the silo towers, the pipes of the petrol tanks, and the pointed roofs of the electric power station blocked the horizon, in such a way as to make you think you were not in Rome but in some industrial town in the North.
It's got a fold-down couch, TV, shower, toilet and, on a clear day, you can see the gasometer on Newton-on- Ayr beach.
Only now, when those terrible dreams come, the building is the 160ft gasometer she climbed to save a life.
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 "Brunswick Village" development on Caryl Street, Dingle is to be built close to a gasometer.