flex-fuel

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flex-fuel

 (flĕks′fyo͞ol′)
adj.
Capable of operating by combining gasoline and other fuels or by alternating between them: a flex-fuel engine; a flex-fuel car.

flex-fuel

adj
(Automotive Engineering) relating to cars or engines that can run on more than one type of fuel, usually petrol and ethanol
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