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gasoline

gas·o·line (gas·o·lene)

gasoline (gasolene)

 
pronunciation:
gae s lin
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part of speech: noun
definition: a volatile, flammable liquid of hydrocarbons, derived from petroleum and used primarily as fuel for internal-combustion engines.
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The word gasoline is a combination of the word "gas" and a form of the word "oil," and was first used in 1871. "Gas'" comes from chaos, an ancient Greek word that means "empty space."
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