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coal gas

(kōl gas)
A synthetic gas produced from coal and used for heating and in the production of methanol and ammonia; contains carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen; can cause death through asphyxiation as well as fire and explosion.

coal gas

A flammable, explosive, toxic gas produced from the distillation of coal. It is used for heating and lighting. Its principal constituents are methane, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen.
See also: gas

coal gas

a cause of poisoning where coal gas is still used because of its carbon monoxide content. Other heating gases are less poisonous and produce carbon monoxide only if they are burned in an inadequate oxygen supply. See also carbon monoxide.
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The works were rebuilt in 1953 in expanded form but the discovery of natural gas in the North Sea reduced the need for coal gas.
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The Coroner said that as the question had arisen whether this man died from coal gas poisoning or sewer gas poisoning he would, if the Court thought fit, have the inquest adjourned for a post mortem.
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The projects Creation of new processing facilities (for production of Coal Gas by Underground Coal Gasification) and Creation of new processing facilities (for handling and purification of Coal Gas produced by Underground Coal Gasification) were approved by CDWP on April 30, 2009 at cost of Rs 494.
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