Definition of anti-knock in English:
A substance (such as tetraethyl lead) added to petrol to inhibit pre-ignition: [as modifier]: anti-knock additives
More example sentences
- The single most important human exposure to lead was lead aerosol, formed by combustion of lead anti-knock additives in petrol, he said.
- It focuses on efforts to cover up the health risks associated with lead in paints and ‘anti-knock’ gasoline and the vinyl chloride used in many plastics.
- One commonly used application is in the production of anti-knock gasoline.
Definition of anti-knock in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan