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gasometer

noun [C] uk   /ɡæsˈɒm.ɪ.tər/ us    /-ˈɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ ( also gasholder )
a large metal container where gas is stored before it is supplied to customers
Translations of “gasometer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大型儲煤氣罐, 儲煤氣櫃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大型储煤气罐, 储煤气柜…
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