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die·sel

 (dē′zəl, -səl)
n.
1. A diesel engine.
2. A vehicle powered by a diesel engine.
3. Any of various fuels used to power diesel engines, especially one derived from petroleum.
intr.v. die·seled, die·sel·ing, die·sels
1. To continue running after the ignition has been turned off, as when an open throttle supplies fuel to an engine that is still sufficiently hot to ignite it.
2. To drive a diesel-powered vehicle: We dieseled through the countryside.
3. To refuel a diesel-powered vehicle. Often used with up.

diesel

(ˈdiːzəl)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) See diesel engine
2. (Automotive Engineering) a ship, locomotive, lorry, etc, driven by a diesel engine
3. (Automotive Engineering) informal short for diesel oil
4. (Brewing) slang South African any cola drink: spook and diesel.
5. sucking diesel See suck10

Diesel

(ˈdiːzəl)
n
(Biography) Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1858–1913, German engineer, who invented the diesel engine (1892)

die•sel

(ˈdi zəl, -səl)

adj.
1. designating a machine or vehicle powered by a diesel engine: diesel locomotive.
2. of or pertaining to a diesel engine: diesel fuel.
n.
4. a vehicle powered by a diesel engine.
[after Rudolf Diesel (1858–1913), German automotive engineer, the engine's inventor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diesel - German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)Diesel - German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
2.diesel - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oildiesel - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
Translations
nafta
diesel
diesel
dizel
ディーゼルエンジン
디젤기관
diesel
น้ำมันดีเซล
dầu diesel

diesel

[ˈdiːzəl]
A. N
1. (= car, train) → vehículo m diesel
2. (= fuel) → gasóleo m, gasoil m
B. CPD diesel engine Nmotor m diesel
diesel fuel, diesel oil Ngasóleo m, gasoil m
diesel train Ntren m diesel

diesel

[ˈdiːzəl] n
(= fuel) → gazole m
30 litres of diesel, please → Trente litres de gazole, s'il vous plaît.
(= car) → diesel m, voiture f diesel
Our car's a diesel → Nous avons une voiture diesel.diesel engine n (in car)moteur m diesel (= locomotive) → motrice fdiesel fuel ngazole mdiesel oil ngazole m

diesel

n (= train)Dieseltriebwagen m; (= car)Diesel m; (= fuel)Dieselöl nt, → Diesel no art

diesel

:
diesel-electric
adjdieselelektrisch
diesel engine
nDieselmotor m
diesel oil
nDieselöl nt
diesel train
nDieseltriebwagen m

diesel

[ˈdiːzl] n (car) → diesel m inv; (fuel) → gasolio

diesel

وَقُودُ الدِيزِيل nafta diesel Diesel ντίζελ diésel, gasóleo diesel diesel dizel diesel ディーゼルエンジン 디젤기관 diesel diesel diesel diesel, gasóleo дизельное топливо diesel น้ำมันดีเซล dizel dầu diesel 柴油机驱动的车辆
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