octane Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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octanenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒk.teɪn/  us   /ˈɑːk-/
a ​chemical in ​petrol


uk   /-ɒk.teɪn/  us   /-ɑːk-/
having the ​statedquality in ​relation to ​power or (of ​petrol, etc.) ​octanenumber: Racing ​cars use a high-​octane (= ​powerful)fuel.
(Definition of octane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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octanenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑk·teɪn/
a ​chemicalsubstance in gasoline (= ​liquidfuel) which is used as a ​measure of ​itsquality
(Definition of octane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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