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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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"In 2011, we participated in issuing the Gulf Guide for Specifications and Characteristics of Unleaded Gasoline, and we are now developing this with international updates," he concluded.
Decreases were registered in deliveries of unleaded gasoline and electricity.
The advantage of utilizing the unleaded gasoline is very important: the unleaded fuel is available also in little villages, so it's possible to fly everywhere you need to be without the restriction to refuel the helicopter with AVGAS.
1.4 million tons of 4.7 million tons of produced oil was diesel oil, 737,000 tons was 95 octane unleaded gasoline, 609,000 tons was fuel oil, and 595,000 tons was jet fuel.
Kinawy said: "Rats exposed to unleaded gasoline showed indications of increased damage caused by free radicals and altered levels of neurotransmitters in the brain cortex region, in comparison with the control or leaded gasoline groups.
It has been upgraded and debottlenecked to produce unleaded gasoline and cleaner diesel.
According to the paper, the stations began selling E85 for $1.65 last week, while regular unleaded gasoline was priced at $2.07.
Topics to date have included the causes and prevention of cholera (an intractable problem for the country for the past 15 years), the potential impact on crops and wildlife of the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric dam now under construction, benefits of unleaded gasoline (Mozambique is currently phasing out leaded gas), the need to conserve water, and tips for general sanitation.
Nationally, the retail price of unleaded gasoline climbed last week to $1.74 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday, about a penny shy of the highest price since the department began collecting data.
The new price is 115 yen per liter, up 3 yen, for high-octane unleaded gasoline and 103 yen, up 3 yen, for regular gasoline.
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Simply, it's 10 percent ethanol--a renewable additive made primarily from corn--blended with 90 percent unleaded gasoline. David Buchholz, president of David & Associates, has been working on ethanol marketing campaigns for two decades.