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Meaning of OCTANE

Pronunciation:  '√Ękteyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent
 

OCTANE is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: hydrocarbon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oc"tane\, n. [See {Octa-}] . (Chem.)
Any one of a group of metametric hydrocarcons ({C8H18}) of
the methane series. The most important is a colorless,
volatile, inflammable liquid, found in petroleum, and a
constituent of benzene or ligroin.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alcohol, benzine, briquette, burnable, butane, carbon, charcoal, coal, coke, combustible, dope, ethane, ethanol, fireball, firing, flammable, flammable material, fuel, fuel additive, fuel dope, gas, gas carbon, gasoline, heptane, hexane, inflammable, inflammable material, isooctane, jet fuel, kerosene, methane, methanol, natural gas, oil, paraffin, peat, pentane, propane, propellant, rocket fuel, turf
 

 

 

 

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