Meaning of GASOLINE in English

GASOLINE

add. ·- ·alt. of gasolene, engine.

2. gasoline ·noun a highly volatile mixture of fluid hydrocarbons, obtained from petroleum, as also by the distillation of bituminous coal. it is used in making air gas, and in giving illuminating power to water gas. ·see carburetor.

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