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octane

(ŏk′tān)
C8H18; a hydrocarbon of the paraffin series.
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On the other hand running a high compression engine on low octane fuel causes knocking.
Octane III is available in a variety of configurations:
Testing took four months and the cars were first driven on standard unleaded (95 octane) and then on Tesco 99 Octane with mileage, fuel consumption and cost of fuel recorded.
For this reason a series of tests of ozonation of water-free octane was carried out at the temperature of 20[degrees]C varying the ozone concentration in the inlet gas from 0.
The combined eConvergent and Octane solution provides a powerful package of multi-channel customer care with the necessary network and support services.
Mark Nelson, president of Polar Molecular, said,"We believe the MTBE phase out opens the possibility for an historic rethinking of the approach to octane performance.
The Octane Online system is hosted and maintained by Octane Software on a secure central server, where it can be accessed by the client through a standard web browser, eliminating the need for companies to invest time and IT resources to support a customer care application.
has introduced a monitoring system for petroleum refineries that it claims is the first accurate, fast, and reliable method of measuring octane number on-line.
Index Engines, the leader in enterprise discovery technology, today announced Octane Version 4, a major new release of its information management platform.
SINGAPORE -- Pakistan is phasing out the use of 87-octane grade gasoline in vehicles and will import the more standardized 92-octane petrol or fuel with even higher octane from now, industry sources familiar with the matter said.
A Minnesota district court is moving forward on awarding payment of attorney's fees and costs to counsel for Octane Fitness, given the Supreme Court's decision in the patent infringement case.