Natural gas

Natural gas,

Definition of Natural gas:

  1. Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel.

  2. Hydrocarbon gas obtained from underground and undersea porous sedimentary rocks, often together with crude oil (see petroleum). It is a mixture primarily of methane (about 85 percent), ethane (about 10 percent), and propane (about 3 percent); butane, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen, and oxygen make up the balance. Used as an important feedstock (in the manufacture of fertilizers, methanol, and other organic and synthetic materials) in the chemical industry, and as fuel in other industries. See also petroleum gases.

Synonyms of Natural gas

Alcohol, Benzine, Briquette, Burnable, Butane, Carbon, Charcoal, Coal, Coke, Combustible, Dope, Ethane, Ethanol, Fireball, Firing, Flammable, Flammable material, Fuel, Fuel additive, Fuel dope, Gas, Gas carbon, Gasoline, Heptane, Hexane, Inflammable, Inflammable material, Isooctane, Jet fuel, Kerosene, Methane, Methanol, Octane, Oil, Paraffin, Peat, Pentane, Propane, Propellant, Rocket fuel, Turf

How to use Natural gas in a sentence?

  1. The people were offered large amounts of money by the gas company if they allowed the company to get the natural gas trapped beneath the property.
  2. Steve used to think that the oil commodity was a safe investment, but recently with the big boom and natural gas production, he has been having second thoughts.
  3. This type of ceiling heater usually uses propane or natural gas as the fuel source.
  4. The family preferred to use natural gas as its main source of fuel due to its reduced price and relatively minor impact on the environment.

Meaning of Natural gas & Natural gas Definition