gasoline gasoline  /ˈɡæ sə ˌlin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

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Usage(s):

  1. But volatile pricesas with gasoline during the Iraqi war, natural gas last winter and electricity in 2000are all but guaranteed.
  2. You still won't be able to buy gasoline for $1.
  3. Most important, the days of the classic, gasoline-burning internal combustion engine are clearly numbered.

News

  1. Gasoline at U.S. Pumps Drops to Lowest in Five Months, EIA Says

    The average U.S. retail gasoline price fell to the lowest level since January as refineries increased output in the Midwest, easing supply fears.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Gasoline prices edge downward in Loveland

    On a week of heavy holiday travel, drivers will see a continuing decline in gasoline prices, according to a national monitor.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

  3. AAA: Average price of gasoline in Washington $3.79

    The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.79. That's 12 cents higher than July 1 a year ago. But, it's down 2 cents in a week and 15 cents in a month. And, ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "The Department of Energy and state authorities will be monitoring a gasoline crisis so consumers are not being gouged," President Bush said.
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  2. "Instead of playing favorites, our government should level the playing field for all alcohol fuels that break the monopoly of gasoline, lowering both gasoline prices and carbon emissions," McCain said.
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Bloomberg

  3. "Unless the administration gets OPEC to increase oil supply, American consumers are going to be in for a scorching summer of $4 gasoline with no relief in sight," Schumer said.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: News 10NBC

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