Translation of "petrol" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈpet·rəl/ /ˈpet·rəl/ UK US gas

A2 a liquid fuel used in cars


(Translation of “petrol” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpetrəl/

(British ) a liquid got from petroleum, used as fuel for motor cars etc ; gas or gasoline (American)

I’ll stop at the next garage and buy more petrol
(also adjective) a petrol engine.
petroleum /pəˈtrəuliəm/ noun

oil in its raw, unrefined form, which is found in natural wells below the earth’s surface and from which petrol, paraffin etc are obtained.

petroleum jelly noun

a soft substance got from petroleum, used eg in ointments.

petrol pump ( gasoline pump)

an apparatus at a petrol station which pumps petrol into cars etc, and which measures the amount of petrol it pumps.

bomba/surtidor de gasolina
(also adjective) a petrol pump attendant.
petrol station noun ( gas station)

a garage where petrol is sold.


(Translation of “petrol” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)