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Noun
1. gas light; gas lamp
Wikipedia definition
2. Gas lightingGas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, including hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas. Before electricity became sufficiently widespread and economical to allow for general public use, gas was the most popular means of lighting in cities and suburbs. Early gas lights had to be lit manually, but later gas lights were self-igniting.
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Read “ガス灯” on Japanese Wikipedia
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Other forms
瓦斯灯 【ガスとう】ガス燈 【ガスとう】瓦斯燈 【ガスとう】
Notes
瓦斯灯: Ateji (phonetic) reading. ガス燈: Out-dated kanji. 瓦斯燈: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Out-dated kanji.

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