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Definition of "gasoline" []

  • A volatile mixture of flammable liquid hydrocarbons derived chiefly from crude petroleum and used principally as a fuel for internal-combustion engines. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gasoline" in a sentence
  • "Given the nature of the your editorial "The Ethanol Bailout" (Oct. 18), it may come a surprise that I agree with the Journal that the EPA's decision to allow more ethanol use in gasoline is not based on all the science."
  • "Imagine if all the costs for basic individual worker survival were treated in like manner to gasoline is to the airline industry."
  • "First of all, what we call a gasoline pump is actually a gasoline dispenser."