octane

[ UK /ˈɒkte‍ɪn/ ]
[ US /ˈɑkteɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent
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How To Use octane In A Sentence

  • A petrol tank containing high-octane fuel is beside your seat.
  • As we put them into high-octane situations, they need each other to survive. CSI: Miami Producer: "You're Going to Meet a New Horatio Caine"
  • Therefore, the octane number can be obtained by measuring the dielectric constant with the capacitive sensor.
  • The octane rating of petrol tells how much a given fuel can be compressed before it spontaneously ignites.
  • The test mixture by which a gasoline's octane rating is judged combines 2,2,4-trimethylpentane and heptane (87 to 13 percent for "87 octane").
  • Hunt's laconic expertise provided a perfect counterpoint to Walker's high-octane delivery.
  • A new type online analyzer of gasoline octane number based on NIR Spectrogram was introduced.
  • It explains the theory that higher octane number gasoline is demanded with engine's compression ratio increasing.
  • What I will say in finishing is that if you loved the high octane fight scenes with slow-motion effects thrown in of Transformers 1 then prepare yourself for a visual feast and go and see this movie. Movie Revenge | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • Get in tough with your inner siren and go for high-octane glamour: think sequins, heels and a slash of red lipstick
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