anti-knock

Related to anti-knock: antiknock gasoline, Anti-Knock Index
Translations

anti-knock

[ˈæntɪˈnɒk] ADJantidetonante
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The Interaction of Fuel Anti-Knock Index and Cooled EGR on Engine Performance and Efficiency," SAE Int.
Key exports of the Philippines to South Africa include automotive components, semiconductors, photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes (LEDs), arcade gaming machines, tobacco, anti-knock preparations, and polyethylene; while key South African exports to the Philippines are chemicals, iron, vegetable seeds, maize and propellent powders.
However, due to historical reasons Research Octane and Motor Octane Numbers (3,4) are still the metrics used to characterize a fuel's anti-knock quality.
The new V12's impressive performance figures are ensured by a series of leading- edge technical solutions, including newly- designed piston heads, the latest evolution of Ferrari's anti-knock control software, multispark injection and overall weight reduction.
Premium grade gasoline has a posted octane rating or anti-knock index of 91 while the index for regular grade is just 87.
Newer engines have solved the problem by fitting anti-knock sensors which alter the timing of the spark.
8-liter DOHC V6 engine with gasoline direct injection that produces 348 hp @ 6,400 rpm and 295 -lb-ft of torque @ 5,300 rpm--on premium fuel, although there is anti-knock tech that allows the engine to be fueled with regular.
Isobutene is produced by splitting the anti-knock agent MTBE using a new process developed by Evonik which the company says is particularly environment-friendly and resource-efficient.
Cetane is like petrol's octane: both measure a fuel's auto-ignition resistance and anti-knock characteristics: the higher the number, the better the performance.
The payments were made in relation to the supply of the firm's anti-knock fuel additive Tetraethyl Lead (Tel), a major source of income for the company before health and environmental concerns led to its withdrawal in the US and Europe by 2000.
The payments were in relation to the supply of the firm's anti-knock lead fuel additive, which was withdrawn for health and environmental reasons in the US and Europe by 2000.