antiknock gasoline

antiknock gasoline

[′an·tē‚näk gas·ə′lēn]
(materials)
Gasoline containing, for example, tetraethyllead, which in small amounts prevents or lessens knocking in a spark-ignited engine.
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In batteries and antiknock gasoline additives, lead had a monumental impact on the growth of the automotive industry.
At that time, the main product was ethylene dibromide, an additive in antiknock gasoline compounds.