gasohol

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gas·o·hol

 (găs′ə-hôl′)
n.
A fuel consisting of a blend of ethyl alcohol and unleaded gasoline, especially a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline.

gasohol

(ˈɡæsəˌhɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a mixture of 80% or 90% petrol with 20% or 10% ethyl alcohol, for use as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

gas•o•hol

(ˈgæs əˌhɔl, -ˌhɒl)

n.
a mixture of gasoline and ethyl alcohol, generally containing no more than 10 percent alcohol, used as an automobile fuel.
[1975–80; gas (oline) + (alc) ohol]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasohol - a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn
gasolene, gasoline, petrol, gas - a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
ethanol, ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
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
Translations

gasohol

[ˈgæsəʊhɒl] N (US) → gasohol m
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