high-octane


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high-octane

(of petrol) having a high octane number

high-octane

[′hī ¦äk‚tān]
(materials)
Having an octane number in the middle or high 90s and therefore having good antiknock properties.
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High-octane comedy Reynolds and Jackson relish the potty-mouthed dialogue but co-star Salma Hayek sinks her painted talons deepest into every scene and is a delirious delight as the latter man's snarling, sex-charged wife, who makes her entrance by severing a carotid artery with a beer bottle and spits choice expletives from her glossed lips.
High-octane fuel has a greater ability to resist premature detonation, or knocking, as it is compressed into an engine before ignition.
Even high-octane fuels will detonate if the cylinders get hot enough, but octane serves to yield a more orderly flame front and thus provide detonation margin.
As a result, it became clear that the companies BNK and SHNOS overstated prices for high-octane gasoline having sufficient reserves.
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The high-octane family event on Sunday brings together the Ford Anglia that starred in Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets and two majestic Armstrong Siddeleys, one owned by the Queen and the other by the Queen Mum.
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This high-octane rock opera has far more in common with Pete Townshend's bizarre brainchild, Tommy, than it does with the film of the same name.

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