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petrol

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

petroln. 
     Petroleum.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

petrol, n. Brit.
1 refined petroleum used as a fuel in motor vehicles, aircraft, etc.
2 (attrib.) concerned with the supply of petrol (petrol pump; petrol station).

Idiom
petrol bomb a simple bomb made of a petrol-filled bottle and a wick.
Etymology
F p{eacute}trole f. med.L petroleum: see PETROLEUM

THESAURUS

petrol

avgas, benzine, coal oil, crude, crude oil, electricity, ethyl, ethyl gas, fossil oil, gas, gasoline, high-octane gas, high-test, illuminant, illuminating gas, kerosene, lead-free gas, light source, low-lead gas, luminant, motor oil, oil, paraffin, petroleum, premium gas, regular, rock oil

ROGET THESAURUS

petrol

Fuel

N fuel, firing, combustible, coal, wallsend, anthracite, culm, coke, carbon, charcoal, bituminous coal, tar shale, turf, peat, firewood, bobbing, faggot, log, cinder, ingle, tinder, touchwood, sulphur, brimstone, incense, port-fire, fire-barrel, fireball, brand, amadou, bavin, blind coal, glance coal, German tinder, pyrotechnic sponge, punk, smudge, solid fueled rocket, wax, paraffin wax, paraffin oil, lamp oil, whale oil, oil, petroleum, gasoline, high octane gasoline, nitromethane, petrol, gas, juice, gasohol, alcohol, ethanol, methanol, fuel oil, kerosene, jet fuel, heating oil, number 2 oil, number 4 oil, naphtha, rocket fuel, high specific impulse fuel, liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen, lox, natural gas, synthetic gas, synthesis gas, propane, butane, hydrogen, brand, torch, fuse, wick, spill, match, light, lucifer, congreve, vesuvian, vesta, fusee, locofoco, linstock, candle, oil, carbonaceous, combustible, inflammable, high octane, high specific impulse, heat of combustion.


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