Definition of avgas in English:


Syllabification: av·gas
Pronunciation: /ˈavˌgas


  • Aircraft fuel.
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    • 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.


mid 20th century: from av(iation) + gas.

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