Definition of gas engineer in English:

gas engineer

noun

  • 1A person engaged in producing or supplying gas; a gas fitter.

  • 2Theatre. A person responsible for lighting the stage and creating effects with gaslight; = "gasman". Now historical and rare.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Literary Gazette. From gas + engineer.

Pronunciation

gas engineer

/ˈɡas ɛn(d)ʒɪˌnɪə/