Definition of biodiesel in English:


Line breaks: bio|diesel
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊdiːzl


[mass noun]
A biofuel intended as a substitute for diesel.
More example sentences
  • Another interesting aspect to this issue is the desire by many in Australia to address this themselves by producing an alternative form of diesel fuel known as bio-diesel.
  • Complete replacement of petroleum and diesel with bio-diesel reduces carbon dioxide and sulphur emissions by 78 and 100 per cent respectively.
  • All the government has to do is write a law saying that all diesel has to contain bio-diesel, and that in five years all cars have to be hybrids.

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