Definition of “gasoline” - English Dictionary

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“gasoline” in British English

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gasolinenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡæs.əl.iːn/ us /ˈɡæs.əl.iːn/ US

B2 formal for gas noun

Examples

  • The price of gasoline has risen sharply in recent years.
  • There was a strong smell of gasoline inside the car.
  • Environmentalists are calling for tax on gasoline to be increased.
  • He filled the tank with gasoline once a week.
  • The gasoline was ignited by a spark from the exhaust.

(Definition of “gasoline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gasoline” in American English

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gasolinenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡæs·əˌlin, ˌɡæs·əˈlin/

gas

(Definition of “gasoline” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“gasoline” in Business English

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gasolinenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡæsəliːn/ us US formal NATURAL RESOURCES, TRANSPORT

→  gas

(Definition of “gasoline” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)