Gray smoke from its engine mingled with petrol fumes and a metallic smell of burning.
For Amina *, an entrepreneur who owns a petrol distribution firm, it is too late for protection.
Gas stations have run out of petrol and are not being refilled.
Only on rare occasions are there exceptions to the lock-step unity of petrol power.
Their rage was bolstered with Molotov cocktails, petrol bombs, and glass bottles.
We find one chauffeur and set him to keep guard over a tin of petrol.
The car was fully supplied with petrol and water—was in admirable order.
From what I could judge, this might be one of the principal store places of petrol.
From the tap which he had already turned on the petrol was flowing freely.
The fire of hell blazed by the petrol of German fury must not be wafted in the direction of our beloved country.
"gasoline," 1895, from French pétrol (1892); earlier used (1580s) in reference to the unrefined substance, from Middle French petrole "petroleum," from Old French (13c.), from Medieval Latin petroleum (see petroleum).