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anti-knock Line breaks: anti-knock

Definition of anti-knock in English:


[mass noun]
A substance (such as tetraethyl lead) added to petrol to inhibit pre-ignition: [as modifier]: anti-knock additives
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  • 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.
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