octane rating

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Noun1.octane rating - a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
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octane rating

nnumero di ottani
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(13.) Aviation fuel is rated using the Motor Octane Number. In most countries, vehicle fuel is described using a separate rating, the Research Octane Number.
The larger isooctane molecules, called alkylate, formed in this reaction between C4 olefins and isobutane, are used as a high-octane blending agent to boost RON (research octane number) and MON (motor octane number) in unleaded gasolines.
With its high blending value for (Research Octane Number) RON and (Motor Octane Number) MON, MTBE when used as an additive, can improve gasoline substantially, regardless of type and concentration of the lead alkyls that may be present.
Gasolines with knock tendencies between those two primary reference fuels are generally characterized by a Research Octane Number (RON) and/or a Motor Octane Number (MON).