Meaning of gas engineer in English:

gas engineer

Pronunciation /ˈɡas ɛn(d)ʒɪˌnɪə/


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

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


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