aviation gasoline


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aviation gasoline

[‚ā·vē′ā·shən ‚gas·ə′lēn]
(materials)
Stable fuel with high volatility and high octane, especially suited for use in aircraft reciprocating engines. Abbreviated avgas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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