gasworks gasworks


  • (n) the workplace where coal gas is manufactured


  1. Since 1836 Philadelphia's gasworks has often been a political football.
  2. The Bogside Provo headquarters is in a narrow lane near the gasworks, reachable via the one un-barricaded road from the city.
  3. The gasworks blows up just in time, and Quiquendone relapses harmlessly into its familiar stupor.


  • Fireworks in Seattle mean I-5 lane closures

    Traffic will be busy near Gasworks Park, thanks to the fireworks show, but drivers also should plan for delays on Interstate 5 near downtown. The Washington Department of Transportation says that it will close several ramps on Southbound I-5 between Roanoke and Mercer Streets. Thursday night because
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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  1. "It's not so long ago," Donovan said in this magazine in 1965, "that the only way you photographed a man was on a shooting stick in Regent's Park, sitting there. So I thought, 'Right, we'll go to the gasworks.' " "He really loved...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Donovan Source: Times Online

  2. "It is an anomaly most people don't know about and are shocked when they discover it. Most people think gardens are quite green, but they are treated the same as railway sidings and derelict gasworks," says Tory MP Greg Clark, who masterminded...
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Greg Clark Source: BBC News

  3. "The communities surrounding the Gasworks are shocked and angered at the vicious rape carried out in the area," Mr Maskey said.
    on Dec 18, 2005 By: Alex Maskey Source: BBC News

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