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Meaning of "gas poker" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GAS POKER

gas poker play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GAS POKER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gas poker is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GAS POKER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gas poker in the English dictionary

The definition of gas poker in the dictionary is a long tubular gas burner used to kindle a fire.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GAS POKER

gas mantle
gas mask
gas meter
gas mileage
gas oil
gas oven
gas pedal
gas pipe
gas pipeline
gas plant
gas pump
gas range
gas ring
gas station
gas stove
gas tank
gas tap
gas thermometer
gas turbine
gas vacuole

WORDS THAT END LIKE GAS POKER

booker
broker
choker
cooker
draw poker
hooker
joker
looker
mortgage broker
poker
pressure cooker
red-hot poker
slow cooker
smoker
snooker
stoker
strip poker
stroker
stud poker
toker

Synonyms and antonyms of gas poker in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gas poker» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GAS POKER

Find out the translation of gas poker to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gas poker from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gas poker» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

气扑克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poker gas
570 millions of speakers

English

gas poker
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गैस पोकर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

لعبة البوكر الغاز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

газа в покер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pôquer gás
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্যাস জুজু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poker de gaz
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Poker gas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gas -Poker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガスの火かき棒
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가스 포커
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Poker gas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khí xi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எரிவாயு போக்கர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गॅस पोकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gaz pokeri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poker gas
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Poker gazu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

газу в покер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

poker gaz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πόκερ του φυσικού αερίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gas poker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gas poker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gass ​​poker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gas poker

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GAS POKER»

The term «gas poker» is barely ever used and occupies the 208.417 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GAS POKER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gas poker» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gas poker» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gas poker

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GAS POKER»

Discover the use of gas poker in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gas poker and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gas Installation Technology
gas light 376 gas meter 62 gas meter installation 128 gas poker 378 gas pressure 42 gas rate 56 gas receiver 405 gas refrigerator 374 gas relay valve 80 gas reservoir 405 gas riser 125 gas safety record 279 gas safety regulations 16 gas ...
R. D. Treloar, 2010
2
Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications
Second, relates to a " gas poker," which " consists of a hollow " tube of iron or other metal, shaped like a common poker, the " lower end being perforated with holes; the upper end is " furnished with a union, by which the iron tube or poker can, ...
Patent office, 1860
3
Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications : ...
Also a method of lighting a fire by means of a " gas poker," which is a tube through which gas can be introduced and ignited at a burner at the end ; when the gas is lighted the tube is thrust into the fire and quickly ignites the coal. [ Printed ...
‎1867
4
Chambers concise dictionary
... 1 dated slang a cheap cigarette. 2 someone who gasps. gas-permeable >adj said of hard contact lenses: allowing oxygen to penetrate through to the eye. gas poker > n a poker-shaped gas appliance with GAS JETs that can be inserted into  ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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The Poetry of Thom Gunn: A Critical Study
On “The Gas Poker” see also Langdon Hammer, “Thom Gunn and the Cool Queer Tales of Cupid,” Raritan 20 (2), 2000, pp. 114–25. 4. Gunn dedicates both “The Gas Poker” and “My Mother's Pride” (Boss Cupid) to his mother. The latter is  ...
Stefania Michelucci, Jill Franks, 2008
6
The Chambers Dictionary
... gas: gas-plant dittany (see burning bush): gas plasma display (ctimput) a type of screen used on portable microcomputers, in which electronic signals form illuminated characters on a flat screen; gas poker a poker-shaped gas appliance with ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
7
Come Home to Erin
You need a match to light the gas poker and it helps if you have kindling sticks to catch and set the fire” she told him “How much are the kindling sticks?” he asked She told him and he gave a soft whistle and “Nice little earner” was all he said ...
Tom Melican, 2012
8
One Version of the Facts: My Life in the Ivory Tower
The gas poker was a device for starting a coal fire but, in the cold weather, I fed six-penny pieces continuously to the gas meter. In this way, even on the coldest of days, I could achieve 70 degrees F. By December, the gas poker had a sad, ...
Henry Edmison Duckworth, 2000
9
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
... computing a kind of screen display used on portable computers in which electronic signals form illuminated characters on a flat screen. gas poker e> noun a poker-shaped gas appliance with gas jets that can be inserted into fuel to kindle a ...
10
The Names of Things: A Memoir
She had a gas poker attached to a little natural gas outlet beside the fireplace. The principle was simple. You lit it, put it among the chunks of coal, and the flame of the gas would set them alight, but she had left it in the burning coal too long ...
David Helwig, 2006

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GAS POKER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gas poker is used in the context of the following news items.
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A tale of two poets, Thom Gunn and Elizabeth Bishop
Gunn replied: “The second poem about my mother is called 'The Gas Poker'. She killed herself, and my brother and I found the body, which ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
2
Family history quest sparked by grandson
"The gas poker was a long rubber tube from the connector on the gas oven in the kitchen all the way through the house to a metal tube with ... «The Bolton News, Nov 14»
3
Putin Tells EU: There's No Free Ukrainian Gas
EU wants Russia, Ukraine to keep gas coming · High Stakes Gas Poker: Putin Plays China Against EU · Ukraine crisis: last minute negotiations ... «New Europe, Apr 14»
4
High Stakes Gas Poker: Putin Plays China Against EU
Gazprom Germania headquarters in Berlin, 17 March 2014. Gazprom has made no secret it aims to claw back its market share, having built the ... «New Europe, Apr 14»
5
M Resort Closes Its Las Vegas Poker Room
The M Resort, an off-the-Strip casino in Las Vegas, has closed its 14-table poker room to make way for a slot machine tournament area, the Las ... «CardPlayer.com, Aug 13»
6
Selected Poems by Thom Gunn, edited by August Kleinzahler
In “The Gas Poker,” he blends the converse worlds he'd always placed so deftly together: creation and extinction, silence and singing, Orpheus's flute as the tool ... «Bookslut, May 09»
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A Poet's life / PART ONE: Reserved but raw, modest but gaudy …
In 1944, when Thom was 15 and Ander 13, Charlotte Gunn took her life by inhaling fumes from a gas poker, a device that was used to light coal ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Apr 05»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gas poker [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gas-poker>. Apr 2020 ».
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