Meaning of liquefied petroleum gas
liq"uefied petro'leum gas"
- a gas liquefied by compression, consisting of flammable hydrocarbons, as propane and butane, obtained as a by-product from the refining of petroleum or from natural gas: used chiefly as a domestic fuel in rural areas, as an industrial and motor fuel, and in organic synthesis, esp. of synthetic rubber. Also called
- liquefied petroleum gas (Thesaurus)