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A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by bacterial degradation of organic matter and used as a fuel.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is methane, mixed with carbon dioxide and a few other trace gases, that we call biogas (House, 1978).
  • A combustible mixture of methane and carbon dioxide, commonly referred to as biogas, develops under air exclusion
  • Germany will also be promoting biogas, which is used for electricity production and heating, and is also made from biomass.
  • Lighter-than-air gases such as biogas are trapped in the gas tank by the water. for more
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