Definition of gas oil in English:

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gas oil

noun

[mass noun]
A type of fuel oil distilled from petroleum and heavier than paraffin oil.
Example sentences
  • A spokesman said that would only occur if any of the substances, including kerosene, diesel, gas oil and gasoline, were to escape from the site.
  • These run their own refineries which are geared towards production of lighter products such as gas oil and petrol, rather than fuel oil.
  • The excise duties on petrol, gas oil and propane-butane will be changed again before 2007.

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