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octane number

noun [C] uk   us   (also octane rating)
a number showing the quality of petrol by representing how well and with how much power it can make an engine work
Translations of “octane number”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辛烷值…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辛烷值…
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