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Meaning of GASOLINE

Pronunciation:  `gasu'leen

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

GASOLINE is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: gas, gasolene, petrol
 See Also: combustible, combustible material, fuel, gasohol, hydrocarbon, leaded gasoline, napalm, unleaded gasoline



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gas"o*line\ (? or ?; 104), n.
    A highly volatile mixture of fluid hydrocarbons, obtained
    from petroleum, as also by the distillation of bituminous
    coal. It is used in making air gas, and in giving
    illuminating power to water gas. See {Carburetor}.
  2. \Gas"o*line\, or Gasolene engine \Gas"o*lene, en"gine\
    . (Mach.)
    A kind of internal-combustion engine; -- in British countries
    called usually {petrol engine}.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing gasoline in your dream, represents energy.
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