derv


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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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It needs servicing only every 10,000 miles, it has been given a Group 9 insurance rating and, as long as you don't floor the accelerator everywhere you go, it should return almost 40 miles for every gallon of Derv.
Diesel registrations have risen consecutively for almost four years with a third of all new cars sold in June derv powered.
Last night, Alastair Brogan said: "We collect our products from Grangemouth - DERV, kerosene, petrol and gas oil.
9 litre turbo-diesel, is one of the largest and most powerful derv burners offered in an MPV.
the fuel management system must control, record and monitor the dispensing of derv, sulphur free mgo and ad-blue from bulk storage tanks and/or containers and also from fuel bowsers
The EU told UK motorists to switch to derv, but the evidence it provided was flawed.
NISSAN is hoping supermini fans will give derv a swerve and dig in to some seriously frugal petrol power.
Derv is the lifeblood of the freight industry and has risen much more than petrol.
Derv appears in True Dare Kiss (written by Cutting It's Debbie Horsfield) as prodigal daughter Phil, who returns to the bosom of her family 20 years after a cataclysmic event sent her far away.
Seat put the verve into derv by winning the Diesel Car of the Year title with the Leon TDIFR, while the Ford S-Max was a clear winner in the MPV segment.
And the diesel is so good it begs the question - why go for the petrol engine when the derv version is extremely quiet, powerful and economical?
Fitted with a catalyst and pietzoelectric injectors, it's claimed to be the cleanest diesel in the world with significantly less emissions of nitrous oxide and particulates than conventional derv engines.