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Meaning of GASOLINE

Pronunciation:  `gasu'leen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
  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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