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octane US English

A colorless flammable hydrocarbon of the alkane series, obtained in petroleum refining

high-octane US English

Denoting gasoline having a high octane number and thus good anti-knock properties

octane number US English

A figure indicating the antiknock properties of a fuel, based on a comparison with a mixture of isooctane and heptane

isooctane US English

A liquid hydrocarbon present in petroleum. It serves as a standard in the system of octane numbers

n-octane in octane US English

A colorless flammable hydrocarbon of the alkane series, obtained in petroleum refining

octane rating in octane number US English

A figure indicating the antiknock properties of a fuel, based on a comparison with a mixture of isooctane and heptane