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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pale liquid that burns very easily and is used mainly as a motor fuel.

Usage examples (30)
  • They bought the gasoline at the station on the highway.
  • First of all, what we call a gasoline pump is actually a gasoline dispenser.
  • Imagine if all the costs for basic individual worker survival were treated in like manner to gasoline is to the airline industry.
  • They should be doused in gasoline and lit on fire. for more
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  • Neat car terms: In Britain, the hood of a car is called a bonnet, the trunk is called a boot, the windshield is called a windscreen, and gasoline is called petrol.
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