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Meaning of OCTANE

Pronunciation:  '√Ękteyn

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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