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pe·tro·le·um ben·zin

purified, low boiling fractions distilled from petroleum consisting of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the methane series; it is highly flammable, and its vapors, when mixed with air and ignited, may explode; used as a solvent.
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, benzin, benzine (ben'zen?, ben-zen') [ benz(oin) + -ene]
C6H6, a highly flammable volatile organic compound that is the simplest member of the aromatic series of hydrocarbons. It is composed of six carbon atoms in a ring and has one hydrogen atom attached to each carbon atom. It is immiscible with water, dissolves fats, and is used as a solvent and in the synthesis of dyes and drugs. Synonym: benzol


It is a carcinogen.
CAS # 71-43-2

ethenyl benzene

See: ethenylbenzene
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Naudojant benzina, cilindre pasiekiama maksimali 2013 K temperatura ir 46,1 MPa slegis ([phi] = 376[degrees] AV).
g) tarptautinis terminas nafta (TZZ 746) tekste ivardijamas ir neteiktina svetimybe gazolis, ir dvizodziu terminu zemes alyva, pvz.: <...> karstis toli prasoksta gazolio (naftos) savaiminio uzsidegimo temperatura A 148; Benzinas yra zemes alyvos (naftos) distiliatas <...> A 99;
Pvz.: Kirviu, kuju ar dalba pramusti karteri <...>; Kiekvieno zygio zinias bei atsitikimus soferis pazymi paiseliu keliones zurnale <...>; Sugrizus is keliones, automobilis tuojaus turi buti apmazgotas bei nuvalytas; Vandens nereikia gailetis; <...> benzinas reikia pilti nuo dugno to indo, kuriame jis yra, i giedria stikline; Kas 1000 kilometru reikia mainyti tepala <...>; <...> nuvaziavus 5000 kilometru, reikia numaustyti ratus; <...> atskiediman reikia laiks nuo laiko ipilti tyro spirito.
A guest of the Toronto International Film Festival, Orioli is discussing filmmaker Monica Stambrini's Gasoline (Benzina), in which she costars.
(O.k., some books beget movies too, but not in the same way.) The truth of this can be seen in Benzina (Italian for gasoline), one of 250 films screened at the recent Toronto International Film Festival.
Its interior is Italian as Lazio or Juventus, right down to the Benzina and Acqua signs on the dials, the chrome highlights, badged steering wheel and the body-hugging sports seats.
In 1994 Benzina et al[22] announced they had developed a new biomaterial that is not only biocompatible but would obviate the need for invasive evaluation techniques such as angiograms and IVUS because it also is radiopaque and yields sharp images.
Regional taxes include tassa automobilistica regionale, far the most important source of regional tax revenues; imposta regionale sulle concessioni statali di beni del demanio e del patrimonio disponibile; tassa sulle concessioni regionali; tessa regionale per l'occupazione di spazi ed aree pubbliche; tasse universitarie di abilitazione; addizionale all'imposta erariale di trascrizione al Pubblico Registro Automobilistico; addizionale all'imposta sul consumo di gas metano e imposta sostitutiva; and imposta regionale sulla benzina per autotrazione.