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octane
American English: /ˈɑkteɪn/
British English: /ˈɒkteɪn/

Translation of octane in Spanish:

noun

  • (before noun) octane number o rating
    Example sentences
    • Carbon in its most reduced form is found in alkanes, which are typically fuels like methane, propane, and octane.
    • Instead, new engines have been designed to run on lower octane gasoline, which is made of hydrocarbons that are resistant to knock.
    • Four different solvent media were considered: octane, tetrahydrofuran, acetonitrile, and water.

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