fuel oil

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fuel oil

[′fyül ‚oil]
(materials)
A liquid product burned to generate heat, exclusive of oils with a flash point below 100°F (38°C); includes heating oils, stove oils, furnace oils, bunker fuel oils.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D 975, Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils, sets the current industry standard for the minimum viscosity of grades 1-D and low sulfur 1-D diesel fuel at 1.3 square millimeters per second ([mm.sup.2]/s) at 40 degrees Celsius.

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