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Definition 1: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for petrol in the sense of this definition

(petrol is a kind of ...) a substance that can be consumed to produce energy

"more fuel is needed during the winter months" "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"

(petrol is a kind of ...) an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen

(... is a kind of petrol ) gasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks

"combustion of leaded gasoline released lead into the air where it could cause lead poisoning"

(... is a kind of petrol ) gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers

(... is a kind of petrol ) gasoline that has not been treated with a lead compound

(... is made of the substance petrol) a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn

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