Synonyms and antonyms of gas poker in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «GAS POKER»
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GAS POKER» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GAS POKER»
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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
R. D. Treloar, 2010
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
Patent office, 1860
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. [
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. gaspoker > n a poker-shaped gas appliance with GAS JETs that can be inserted into
Ian Brookes, 2004
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
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
Allied Chambers, 1998
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
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
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 ...
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»
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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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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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