biodiesel


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bi·o·die·sel

 (bī′ō-dē′zəl, -səl)
n.
A biofuel made by processing vegetable oils and other fats for use in a diesel engine, either in pure form or as an additive to conventional diesel fuel.

biodiesel

(ˈbaɪəʊˌdiːzəl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines
Translations
biodiesel
biodiésel
biodizel
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com)-- The Northern Grains Co-op has chosen the B-500 Biodiesel processor for their first transesterification facility.
Biodiesel is a renewable fuel produced from the oil of crops including oilseed rape, sunflowers and soybeans, as well as from waste cooking oils.
We hope that this will result in new and inexpensive methodologies for biodiesel production.
The operator of a fleet of buses uses a mixture of soybean and vegetable oil to make biodiesel, which can be used to power diesel vehicles but does not contain petroleum.
The National Biodiesel Board recently rolled out a biodiesel hotline that will help truckers and other motorists find the fuel across the United States.
But subsequently, with the escalating cost of diesel fuel and the air quality scrutiny in such heavily regulated states as California, the introduction of plant-based biodiesel fuels has begun to attract attention.
Louis Dreyfus Agriculture Industries, LLC, announces it is planning to build the world's largest biodiesel plant in Indiana.
For financial, political and environmental reasons--including the fact that we may soon reach the peak of oil production, after which fossil fuels will get increasingly expensive--Americans are trying out biodiesel, both in their vehicles and (mainly in the Northeast) for home heating.
That fuel is biodiesel, which is made primarily of vegetable oil and alcohol and can be used in any modern diesel engine.
A Japanese research team has created an environmentally friendly catalyst for producing biodiesel, an alternative fuel, from renewable sources.