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propane

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gas, coal, oil
propanepro‧pane /ˈprəʊpeɪn $ ˈproʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TPGa colourless gas used for cooking and heating
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propaneLater firemen tackling the blaze were in danger from exploding canisters of acetylene and propane.The new fridge uses a mix of butane and propane gases as coolants.Now these attractive stoves are available for use with both natural and propane gas.In May, a train containing empty propane tanks derailed in a steep Martinez canyon, causing another evacuation.This concept was soon invoked, when the Gaz Fountain was hit near Halul with a cargo of propane and butane.The price of propane had been controlled until 1983, and competition was virtually nonexistent.Their power bases were also substantial-ones of information, tradition, and expertise in the propane industry.How do you see the propane industry and its future?
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