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derv

(dɜːv)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a Brit name for diesel oil
[C20: from d(iesel) e(ngine) r(oad) v(ehicle)]
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Noun1.derv - diesel oil used in cars and lorries with diesel engines; from d(iesel) e(ngine) r(oad) v(ehicle)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
diesel fuel, diesel oil - a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines
Translations

derv

[dɜːv] N (Brit) → gasoil m

derv

[ˈdɜːrv] n (British)gasoil m

derv

n (Brit) → Diesel(kraftstoff) m, → Dieselöl nt

derv

[dɜːv] n (Brit) → gasolio
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In a week of motorway strobing (it's good for 107mph), I didn't put a drop of derv in the tank and racked up an absurd 800 miles before the fuel warning light came on.
That involved the purchase of fuel which could be passed off as road fuel, including derv and other diesels, which had been bought by a company in Ellesmere Port for export.
The fact that Avantime had no diesel engine or automatic options was also a hindrance to sales,particularly on the continent where derv is much cheaper than petrol.
It will cost pounds 29,685 and almost certainly be the sexiest looking car to run on derv.
Revamped in 1999 as part of Fiat's centenary celebrations, the Punto range comprises three petrol and two derv burners, five trim levels and 15 colours.
Added to which, Mr Prescott has decided to get tough with derv, so the writing may be on the wall.
The diesel argument is also getting thin, as derv is around 6p more than unleaded and there are plenty of small petrol cars that can get more than 60mpg.
When it comes to his night job, entertaining the white folks at Hotel Club Antigua, his songs are every bit as crude as the Derv he pours into the tanks of melon trucks - mostly of dubious manufacture - that crawl along the pot-holed highway between St Johns and English Harbour.
0 litrecommonrail derv burner introduced into the Grand Vitara Estate SE during the summer is carried over from the five-door model.
The fact that Avantime had no diesel engine or automatic options was alsoahindrance to sales, particularly on the continent where derv is much cheaper than petrol.
And given that derv is no cheaper than unleaded you can see why the diesel bubble might be beginning to let itself down.
Here are some more derv deals: 55 Jaguar X-type TDS 92,000mls pounds 5,500 55 Ford Mondeo LX TDCi 119,000mls pounds 2,000 56 Dodge Caliber CRD 114,000mls pounds 4,250 06 VW Passat TDi 110,000mls pounds 5,300