gas oil

noun
an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity
Hypernyms: ↑fuel oil, ↑heating oil, ↑hydrocarbon

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noun
: any of various hydrocarbon oils used especially formerly for making oil gas or carbureted water gas and now used chiefly as diesel oils, fuel oils, or feedstock for cracking operations; specifically : a petroleum distillate intermediate in boiling range and viscosity between kerosine and lubricating oil

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gas oil noun
A petroleum distillate, intermediate between kerosene and lubricating oil, used as (esp heating) fuel
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Main Entry:gas

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gas oil,
a distillate of petroleum that is heavier than kerosene but lighter than lubricating oil, used chiefly as an industrial or household fuel.

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n. a type of fuel oil distilled from petroleum

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ˈgas oil 7 [gas oil] noun uncountable
a type of oil obtained from ↑petroleum which is used as a fuel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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