oxygenate

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oxygenate

[′äk·sə·jə‚nāt]
(chemistry)
To treat, infuse, or combine with oxygen.
(materials)
An oxygen-containing compound, such as an alcohol or an ether, used as an additive to gasoline to improve octane rating or antiknock characteristics.
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The two key federal programs are the reformulated gasoline program (RFG), which aims to reduce emissions of toxic air pollutants and ozone-forming compounds, and the oxygenated fuels (Oxyfuel) program which aims to reduce carbon monoxide emissions.
1) Second, there are higher costs to gasoline consumers and higher emissions per mile driven due to the lower fuel economy of oxygenated fuels.
In this way, oxygenated fuels are an important means of combating air pollution and providing "considerable air quality improvements and benefits for millions of U.
One provision of the amendments, the oxygenated fuel program, would clean up another 20 percent of the nation's carbon monoxide levels.
The oxygenated fuels program aims to reduce CO emissions by 15 percent to 20 percent at a cost of a few cents per gallon more at the pump.
Kneiss, director of the Oxygenated Fuels Association (OFA) in Washington, D.
Comparing two different types of oxygenated fuel additives to fossil diesel, we must admit that the intersolubility of components in the D-RME-E system was substantially high and show the optimal results.
According to Cronin, a move to oxygenated fuels would pose issues of permeability, swelling, and property degradation that would make linear PPS a good fit in applications such as fuel rails.
specimens that had been conditioned in the oxygenated fuel,
Biodiesel is an oxygenated fuel derived from renewable biological sources, such as soybeans.
NYSE:WLK) - A January 16 report by a weekly television news magazine riveted public attention toward the contamination of drinking water throughout the United States by methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), the most common oxygenated fuel additive used in reformulated gasoline.