diesel oil

diesel fuel

noun
a combustible petroleum distillate used as fuel for diesel engines.
Also called diesel oil.
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diesel oil or diesel fuel
 
n
See also cetane number Also called (Brit): derv a fuel obtained from petroleum distillation that is used in diesel engines. It has a relatively low ignition temperature (540°C) and is ignited by the heat of compression
 
diesel fuel or diesel fuel
 
n

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diesel oil  
A lightweight mixture of liquid hydrocarbons that are derived from petroleum. The hydrocarbons in diesel oil contain between 13 and 25 carbon atoms. Diesel oil is used as a fuel for diesel engines.
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