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gas log

Syllabification: gas log

Definition of gas log in English:

noun

A gas-burning appliance consisting of a gas burner made to resemble a log, used in a fireplace to simulate the effect of a burning log.
Example sentences
  • This caution is also extended to new wood burners and consumers interested in removing gas log sets from fireplaces.
  • Even if a fireplace burns gas logs rather than wood, its bricks still need to be cleaned, Paige says.
  • Some gas log fireplaces are actually wood burning fireplaces with gas logs installed.

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