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gasoline or gasolene (ˈɡæsəˌliːn)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called (esp in Britain): petrol any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used as a solvent and a fuel for internal-combustion engines. Usually petrol also contains additives such as antiknock compounds and corrosion inhibitors
 
gasolene or gasolene
 
n
 
gasolinic or gasolene
 
adj

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Example sentences
Ethylene dibromide is mainly used in an anti-knock gasolene mixtures,
  particularly aviation fuel.
Our farmers rely mainly on gasolene and diesel fuel to do their jobs.
The advantages of the marine gasolene motor are many.
The local works are equipped with a polisher and gasolene engine.
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