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biodiesel

/ˈbaɪəʊˌdiːzəl/
noun
1.
a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines
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  • Effervescent citrus and biodiesel fumes, moist vegetation and the hum of lazy high noon bugs.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
Word Origin and History for biodiesel
n.

also bio-diesel, 1992, from bio- + diesel.

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biodiesel in Science
biodiesel
  (bī'ō-dē'zəl, -səl)   
See under biofuel.
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