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gas·o·line

 (găs′ə-lēn′, găs′ə-lēn′)
n.
A volatile mixture of flammable liquid hydrocarbons derived chiefly from crude petroleum and used principally as a fuel for internal-combustion engines.

[gas + -ol(e) + -ine.]

gas′o·lin′ic (-lē′nĭk, -lĭn′ĭk) adj.

gasoline

(ˈɡæsəˌliːn) or

gasolene

n
(Elements & Compounds) US and Canadian any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used as a solvent and a fuel for internal-combustion engines. Usually petrol also contains additives such as antiknock compounds and corrosion inhibitors. Also called (esp in Britain): petrol
gasolinic adj

gas•o•line

(ˌgæs əˈlin, ˈgæs əˌlin)

n.
a volatile, flammable liquid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum and used chiefly as fuel for internal-combustion engines.
[1860–65]
gas`o•lin′ic (-ˈli nɪk, -ˈlɪn ɪk) adj.

gas·o·line

(găs′ə-lēn′)
A highly flammable mixture of liquid hydrocarbons that are derived from petroleum. Gasoline is used as a fuel for internal-combustion engines in automobiles, motorcycles, and small trucks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasoline - a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleumgasoline - a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
gasohol - a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn
leaded gasoline, leaded petrol - gasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks; "combustion of leaded gasoline released lead into the air where it could cause lead poisoning"
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
napalm - gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers
unleaded gasoline, unleaded petrol - gasoline that has not been treated with a lead compound

gasoline

gasolene
noun (U.S., Canad., & N.Z.) petrol, gas US gasoline prices have been pushed to their highest level.
Translations
бензин
benzín
benzinbrændstof
bensiin
bensiinibensiinilaatu
בנזין
benzin
benzin
bensinpetrol
bensín
ガソリン
휘발유
benzinas
benzín
bencin
bensin
น้ำมันเติมรถ
бензин
xăng

gasoline

[ˈgæsəliːn] N (US) → gasolina f, nafta f (S. Cone), bencina f (Chile)

gasoline

[ˈgæsəliːn] n (US)essence f

gasoline

n (US) → Benzin nt

gasoline

[ˈgæsəʊliːn] n (Am) → benzina

gas

(gӕs) noun
1. a substance like air. Oxygen is a gas.
2. any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc.
3. a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.
4. a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc. The police used tear gas to control the riot.
verbpast tense, past participle gassed
to poison or kill (a person or animal) with gas. He was gassed during World War I.
gaseous (ˈgӕsiəs) adjective
of or like (a) gas. a gaseous substance.
ˈgassy adjective
full of gas. gassy lemonade.
ˈgassiness noun
gas chamber
a room in which people are killed by means of gas. Many people were sent to the gas chamber in World War II.
gas mask
something which is used to cover the face to prevent a person breathing poisonous gas.
gas meter
an instrument which measures the amount of gas which is used.
gasoline, gasolene (ˈgӕsəliːn) noun
(American. also gas) petrol.
gas station
(American) a petrol station.
ˈgasworks noun singular
a place where gas is made. The gasworks is rather an ugly building.

gasoline

بِنْزِينٌ benzín benzin Benzin βενζίνη gasolina bensiini essence benzin benzina ガソリン 휘발유 benzine bensin benzyna gasolina бензин bensin น้ำมันเติมรถ benzin xăng 汽油

gasoline

n. gasolina;
___ poisoningenvenenamiento por ___.
Gasoline 

gasoline

n (US) gasolina
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Damon, who blessed everything in sight from the gasoline in the automobile to the blue sky overhead, started for the station.
In the next room she slept, and in the third and last she harbored a gasoline stove on which she cooked her meals when disinclined to descend to the neighboring restaurant.
She expressed her gratification by repairing forthwith to the region of the gasoline stove and rewarding her guest with the promised cup of coffee.
There were no skyscrapers in 1876, no trolleys, no electric lights, no gasoline engines, no self-binders, no bicycles, no automobiles.
It would take straight flying at top speed to cover the distance before dark; but as he had ample gasoline and a trustworthy machine there was no doubt in his mind but that he could accomplish his aim.
Besides, the Martha has a gasoline engine--twenty-five horse- power," Tudor added.
He sniffed down the forecastle hatch, sniffed into the galley where two Chinese cooks jabbered unintelligibly to him, sniffed down the cabin companionway, sniffed down the engine-room skylight and for the first time knew gasoline and engine oil; but sniff as he would, wherever he ran, no scent did he catch of Skipper.
Her interior was wholly rebuilt, so that the hold became main-cabin and staterooms, while abaft amidships were installed engines, a dynamo, an ice machine, storage batteries, and, far in the stern, gasoline tanks.
When I opened my eyes I remembered a smell of gasoline, and I said aloud: "Hasn't it passed yet?
Them cheap skates," Billy sneered to Saxon, "with a couple of gallons of gasoline an' the price of a machine a-thinkin' they own the roads your folks an' my folks made.
If anything, OPEC's move puts an immediate stop to the deterioration of gasoline prices,'' he said.
While air quality has improved steadily over the past 20 years, reformulated gasoline is designed to help reduce auto emission levels in the nation's most smog-prone areas even more.