gasoline

Definitions of gasoline
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n a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

Synonyms:
gas, gasolene, petrol
Types:
leaded gasoline, leaded petrol
gasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks
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
Type of:
fuel
a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
hydrocarbon
an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen

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