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octane

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  • n  any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent

  • Mail planes roared along on 60 octane pap.
  • One hundred octane gas may well win the war in the air, for Hitler cannot produce in quantity anything better than 90 octane.
  • It was a leaking, piston-burning, plug-fouling nightmare of a motor that required absolute devotion to things like ignition timing, fuel octane and rpm limits, less the whole .
News & Articles

  • Speed, color and burning rubber at Octane Fest
    FALLON — Octane Fest rolled into Fallon for its annual three-day visit of horsepower, color and speed. A car show, Outlaw Kart racing, Monster Trucks, Freestyle Motocross and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series were all part of the show.
    June 11, 2013 - Daily Sparks Tribune
  • June 10, 2013
    Octane Fest rolled into Fallon for its annual three-day visit of horsepower, color and speed. A c... Octane Fest rolled into Fallon for its annual three-day visit of horsepower, color and speed. A c...
    June 11, 2013 - Daily Sparks Tribune
  • 2 Ways to Solve the Income Shortage Puzzle
    We examine two high octane strategies for generating additional income but with lower risk.
    June 11, 2013 - ETFguide via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Amare Stoudemire in Sports Network
    It was a lot of fun,said Stoudemire. "It's beginning to be a lot of fun out there......when we play a high-octane offense. We got ourselves going, everybody got themselves good spacing and shooting rhythm and we played well."
  • Tokyo Sexwale in Sky News
    A1 Team RSA Seat Holder Tokyo Sexwale said: "A new season of A1GP approaches and with it, new and exciting developments. The series is characterised by fast cars, high octane action and beautiful people - all of which also characterise the province...

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