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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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Unleaded petrol in all three countries now costs about 34 per cent less than in the Netherlands, the most expensive of 12 destinations surveyed by the Post Office.
The previous record high for unleaded petrol in the UK was recorded last year at 98.
Annual requirements are a) diesel oil in an amount of - 250 000 l;b) unleaded petrol PB 95 - 20 000 liters.
Morrisons have now shut all the unleaded petrol pumps at the store and have warned customers who have used them not start their cars.
11 per litre), while unleaded petrol is 13p cheaper in Ireland (now PS1.
Even though Continental fuel prices are up, holiday motorists will pay up to 8% less for unleaded petrol and 10% less for diesel because of sterling's strength against the euro and other European currencies.
Both diesel and petrol prices in Walvis Bay went up, with lead petrol now going at a retail price of 20 cents per litre, unleaded petrol also went up with 20 cents per litre, while Diesel increased with a wholesale price of 10 cents per litre.
SUPERMARKET g ia nt s Morrisons yesterday knocked 2p a litre off unleaded petrol and diesel in the latest round of a forecourt price war.
Morrisons was first to make cuts, knocking two pence per litre off the price of unleaded petrol and diesel to 97.
Britain's biggest supermarket said yesterday it had slashed unleaded petrol to 99.
RESEARCH by Citroen shows that in real terms drivers could be paying up to 27 per cent less per mile for fuel than they were eight years ago despite the cost of unleaded petrol nearing the pounds 5-a-gallon mark.
RESEARCH by Citroen shows that in real terms drivers could be paying up to 27% less per mile for fuel than they were eight years ago despite the cost of unleaded petrol nearing the pounds 5-a-gallon mark.