Definition of avgas in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈavɡas/


Aircraft fuel.
Example sentences
  • They became the last US Navy Fleet aircraft to utilize avgas and to require bridles for carrier launches.
  • In the two years to June, the price of avgas, the fuel used by small piston aircraft, increased by 80%.
  • Typical of the Pacific, not everyone had gotten the message about the lack of avgas, since no NOTAM had been issued.


1940s: from av(iation) + gas.

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Syllabification: av·gas

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