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natural gas Syllabification: nat·u·ral gas
Pronunciation: /ˌnaCH(ə)rəl ˈɡas/

Definition of natural gas in English:


Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel.
Example sentences
  • This type of ceiling heater usually uses propane or natural gas as the fuel source.
  • The country's main exports are crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas.
  • These cars are expected to use hydrogen taken from fossil sources such as natural gas or methanol.
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