diesel fuel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diesel fuel a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines
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Usage

In literature:

The diesel was partly dismantled, sand poured into its fuel feed, and the generator windings ripped out.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Only its untended Diesels had checked before a fuel-pump cleared.
"Morale" by Murray Leinster
The air was heavy with the reek of fish and spilled Diesel fuel.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
The Red Arrow Express had round wheels, burned Diesel fuel and made the trip between Leningrad and Moscow overnight.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
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In news:

Crews are on the scene of a diesel fuel spill in Licking County that has closed Linville road between US 40 to State Route 13 at this hour.
How does the Code address diesel fuel dispensers as they relate to hazardous locations.
Port Orchard Marina's diesel fuel tank still out of commission.
NCSO looking into large diesel fuel thefts.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is questioning two men in connection with several large thefts of diesel fuel at construction sites around the county, according to Lt Bill Watterson.
Oak Bluffs diesel fuel geyser.
Packer Company arrived near Oak Bluffs Harbor Sunday morning with diesel fuel to fill an underground tank that was already full.
Diesel engines require their own type of fuel.
Since oil gets thicker in cold weather, diesel fuel number one is used when temperatures drop below twenty degrees.
How far away from a diesel fuel- dispensing tank must the nonexplosion-proof equipment be located.
EcoDual is a provider of diesel-to-natural gas dual-fuel conversion systems.
Despite minor price increases in areas on the East Coast, the average price nationwide for diesel fuel fell this week.
In the past year in Alaska natural gas has sold for as low as $2 for a million BTUs, while diesel fuel on the North Slope has sold for more than $5 a gallon, the equivalent of more than $40 per million BTUs.
The water is taken from a Fijian aquifier, bottled in a diesel-fueled factory in plastic shipped from China, and then shipped over the ocean to countries around the world.
Around 25 gallons of hydraulic fluid and 25 gallons of diesel fuel spilled after a vehicle accident on Agricultural Center Drive near County Road 208, said St Johns County Fire Rescue spokesman Lt Jeremy Robshaw.
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In science:

The main alternative to gasoline-type engines is, of course, the diesel type—not shown in the figure— which runs on diesel fuel, has a (relatively) high compression, and does not need spark plugs or a carburettor.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
The power plant and fuel tanks are located about 100 m east of the CBI; the average power consumption for the site is about 100 kW and the power plant has a pair of diesel generators rated for 150 kW at 5000 m.
The Cosmic Background Imager
Still, even at this higher-thanelectric cost D/T fusion is commercially attractive for trucking and air transportation where the price of diesel fuel and gasoline is a major cost factor.
Cavitation-Induced Fusion: Proof of Concept
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