Translation of marsh gas in Spanish:

marsh gas

gas metano, n.


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    gas metano masculine
    gas de los pantanos masculine
    • Methane is often called marsh gas because it forms in swamps and marshes from the underwater decomposition of plant and animal material.
    • The smell of sulfurous marsh gas drifted over the stockade to mix with the smell of disease and spoiling food.
    • Occasionally a hiss of marsh gas would sound, like a snake's venomous warning.
    • The cow came loose from the bog with a fearful sucking noise and an overwhelming smell of marsh gas.
    • In 1914, marsh gas explosions occurred in the Lumb Lane district of Bradford.