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gas oil

[′gas ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A petroleum distillate boiling within the general range 450-800°F (232-426°C); usually includes kerosine, diesel fuel, heating oils, and light fuel oils.

Gas Oil

 

fractions of petroleum that evaporate by boiling in the 200°-400° C range and, during petroleum distillation, occupy an intermediate position between kerosine and light industrial oils. Gas oil is used primarily as diesel fuel, raw material for catalytic cracking, and so on. Gas oil is not produced as a commercial product with precisely standardized constants.

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