high-octane


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high-octane

(of petrol) having a high octane number

high-octane

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(materials)
Having an octane number in the middle or high 90s and therefore having good antiknock properties.
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One fully operational, the refinery would produce 36 ml/d of high-octane gasoline and 14 ml/d of gasoil.
1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell company(NYSE: HON) announced today that Egypt's Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) will use UOP technology and equipment as part of a $300 million, multi-year project to expand an existing, state-of-the-art gasoline production facility to meet growing domestic demand for high-octane gasoline.
High-octane fuel has a greater ability to resist premature detonation, or knocking, as it is compressed into an engine before ignition.
Funding PAFI at the requested level keeps us on track for a managed, sustainable, and safe transition to a high-octane unleaded replacement for 100 low lead.
Wheelspin is a high-octane racing game with sub-standard graphics and the twonkiest gameplay I have seen for ages.
Saudi Aramco buys high-octane gasoline mainly from the Middle East and Mediterranean.
While colleges and universities should unquestionably work toward preparing individuals who are work-ready and attractive to employers, it is outrageous to deem students unsuccessful if they graduate and choose other paths in life than those careers with high-octane financial rewards.
It's about a high-octane legal firm specializing in high-profile cases; its partners are self-assured to a degree that could diplomatically be described as off-putting.
A high-octane love story peppered with fight scenes and mysterious characters, Gatcha Gacha is sure to fare well among young female readers.
Besides lowering greenhouse gas emissions, Latty says, one of the benefits for consumers is that lower operating costs to produce should allow oil companies and refineries to make high octane motor gasoline (about 110 octane) that costs less than conventional high-octane gasoline.
is the compelling biography of the American scientist who invented high-octane ethyl gasoline and freon refrigerants.
A longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Scowcroft was also a founding member of Kissinger Associates--the high-octane international consulting firm that played a key role in arranging deals facilitating Saddam Hussein's 1980s arms buildup.

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