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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gasoline  \Gas"o*line\,  or  Gasolene  engine  \Gas"o*lene,  en"gine\ 
  .  (Mach.) 
  A  kind  of  internal-combustion  engine;  --  in  British  countries 
  called  usually  {petrol  engine}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gasoline  \Gas"o*line\  (?  or  ?;  104),  n. 
  A  highly  volatile  mixture  of  fluid  hydrocarbons,  obtained 
  from  petroleum,  as  also  by  the  distillation  of  bituminous 
  coal.  It  is  used  in  making  air  gas,  and  in  giving 
  illuminating  power  to  water  gas.  See  {Carburetor}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gasoline 
  n  :  a  volatile  flammable  mixture  of  hydrocarbons  (hexane  and 
  heptane  and  octane  etc.)  derived  from  petroleum;  used 
  mainly  as  a  fuel  in  internal-combustion  engines  [syn:  {gasolene}, 
  {gas},  {petrol}] 




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