gasoline

(redirected from Unleaded petrol)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The other destinations offering a sub-PS1 litre of unleaded petrol are Andorra (82p), Austria (84p), Cyprus (86p), Luxembourg (87p), Spain (93p), Slovenia (96p) and Croatia (98p).
The AA said last week that the average cost of unleaded petrol last week stood at around 136.
In the UK, unleaded petrol is currently priced at an average 98.
While Asda slashed three to four pence per litre off its unleaded petrol and 2p per litre off diesel.
But she added that motorists in Tyne and Wear typically pay less than drivers in the rest of the UK, especially in Jarrow, South Tyneside, where the average price of unleaded petrol is 77.
The Arval survey found that in January the average price of unleaded petrol was 75.
The subject of the contract is the supply of liquid fuels (unleaded petrol cpv: 09132100-4 & cpv: 09134100-8) for the needs of the aetolia police directorate services for the year 2018, namely eur 88 916,13 for unleaded petrol and 51 903,23 eur for diesel fuel excluding vat 24%.
Due to the current price of oil, petrol prices at the start of 2016 are significantly cheaper than they were at the start of 2015 with the average litre of unleaded petrol costing 5.
7p on unleaded petrol at its pumps as part of its price cap.
In Wales yesterday there were a wide variety of prices on offer when it came to unleaded petrol with prices across Swansea averaging at 112.
com shows that the average price of unleaded petrol in Middlesbrough was 105.
com show that the average price of unleaded petrol in Wrexham was 106.