dieselize


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dieselize

(ˈdiːzəˌlaɪz) or

dieselise

vb (tr)
to equip (something) with a diesel engine or diesel engines
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EU oil companies had long protested that their refineries were ill suited to meet the organization's push to dieselize. Christophe de Margerie, then CEO of Total, complained frequently to French government officials that the country's refineries were designed to produce gasoline while its energy policy was pushing consumers to buy diesel autos.
Many countries advanced the technology beyond what the United States did because they waited much longer to dieselize.
To add insult to injury, some of the first railroads to completely convert from steam locomotives and "dieselize" were traditional anthracite consumers and carriers.