Meaning of GASOLINE in English

GASOLINE

n.

Variant: also gas · o · lene

Pronunciation: ' ga-s ə - ˌ l ē n, ˌ ga-s ə - ' also -z ə -

Function: noun

Etymology: 1 gas + 2 -ol + 2 -ine or -ene

Date: 1865

: a volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture used as a fuel especially for internal combustion engines and usually blended from several products of natural gas and petroleum

– gas · o · lin · ic \ ˌ ga-s ə - ' l ē -nik, - ' li- \ adjective

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