gasify gasify  /ˌɡæ sə faɪ/


  • (v) turn into gas



  • One is to gasify coal before it's burned, reducing it to a high-pressure synthetic gas that can be stripped of its carbon, leaving mostly hydrogen behind.



  1. "There is a community of interests here," Freudenthal said. "For GE, there is a desire to develop and utilize new technology to gasify Powder River Basin and other Wyoming coals. For the state of Wyoming, there is a desire to continue to sell...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Dave Freudenthal Source: Forbes

  2. "Our steam-reforming gasifier's hybrid design will allow us to test and gasify a wide variety of waste feedstock including biomass, organic waste, coal, industrial waste and even high temperature material such as medical waste," said Philip...
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: Isaac Asimov Source: Trading Markets (press release)

  3. "We're building in Mississippi a coal gasification plant, where we're going to use Mississippi coal : gasify it and make it electricity, capture the CO2 and sequester it by pumping it down into old oil wells where it allows us to get more oil...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Haley Barbour Source:

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