natural gas - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “natural gas”

See all translations

natural gas

noun [U]
 
 
NATURAL RESOURCES
gas that is found underground, which is used as a fuel: Russia has about half the world's coal reserves, 25% of its natural gas, and 18% of its gold.
Translations of “natural gas”
in Chinese (Traditional) 天然氣…
in Russian природный газ…
in Turkish doğal gaz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天然气…
in Polish gaz ziemny…
(Definition of natural gas from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of natural gas?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “natural gas”

Definitions of “natural gas” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More