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gasoline

, gasolene (ga′sŏ-lēn″, ga″sŏ-lēn′) [ gas + -ol + -ine]
A product of the destructive distillation of petroleum, a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons, with chain length between 4 and 12 C atoms, frequently containing additives to improve combustion. Commercial gasoline may contain toxic additives.

CAUTION!

Using the mouth to produce suction on a tube for siphoning gasoline from a tank is dangerous because the gasoline may be inhaled or swallowed.
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However, the government has never mentioned the fact that the prices of Motor Spirit and HOBC could also be reduced by Rs 14 and Rs 24, respectively.
In addition, some 1,600, 000 vehicles are converted to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and have replaced motor spirit (gasoline) vehicles.
The energy products produced by ARL during the last fiscal year includes Motor Spirit, Kerosene, HSD, LDO, PO, Aviation Fuel and LPG and the total production of these products were 1,163,054 tonnes as compared to 969,092 tonnes during the year 1997-98 showing an increase of 2.
The products which witnessed negative growth in production during the month of August 2015 compared to August 2014 included motor spirits, output of which declined by 0.
20 percent during the period under review while the production of motor spirits expanded by 22.
The production of motor spirits and high speed diesel increased by 4.
8 percent and motor spirits, production of which increased by 19.
Following two items in the OCAC showed growth: motor spirits, 4.
Similarly, industrial production of motor spirits decreased by 13.
Among petroleum products, the items witnessing increase in their output included motor spirits (11.