diesel oil

Definitions

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

Usage

In literature:

Diesel motor, constructed for solar oil, of which we were taking about 90,000 litres (about 19,800 gallons).
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
There's only one thing it's good for, and you can't run a spaceship on Diesel oil.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
Any excess lubricating oil in a diesel engine's cylinder is consumed cleanly to produce power.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
Only at night did I get to where I could smell the salt breeze free of the stink of paint and Diesel oil.
"Cue for Quiet" by Thomas L. Sherred
So much for the turbine, the engine of the big ships: now for the Diesel oil-engine which drives the submarines.
"The Romance of War Inventions" by Thomas W. Corbin
The sub took on a load of Diesel oil, fresh fruit, meat, cigars, razor blades and a sealed portfolio.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
Diesel's engines are proving successful as oil engines but have not been introduced as gas engines.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
She is propelled on the surface by (usually) heavy-oil Diesel engines.
"The Story of Our Submarines" by John Graham Bower
***

In news:

Diesel intended his engine to run on vegetable oil.
Diesel intended his engine to run on vegetable oil .
Save on inventory costs by using the same oil — CJ-4, CI-4/SN — in both gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles.
Oil heats the entire house but is expensive when diesel prices are high.
The US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration projects that under current policies, crude oil production in the US will rise sharply over the next decade, while gasoline and petroleum-based diesel use will fall.
In its latest Short Term Energy Outlook, the US Energy Information Administration lowered its forecasted prices for gasoline and diesel fuel as well as West Texas Intermediate crude oil .
Revision of D613 - 10aStandard Test Method for Cetane Number of Diesel Fuel Oil.
Oil and diesel fuel situation has logistics managers focused on adjusting budgets to cover costs.
Oil Eater Fleet Wash is able to wash away diesel, oil, grease, dirt and bird droppings from trucks and other heavy equipment.
Crews said the fire was a 'major' incident involving cooking oil, paper and diesel.
His diesel 2008 VW Golf has been running on vegetable oil since 2008.
Non-specification cargo tanks currently used to transport diesel fuel, home heating oil , and road oils could be banned under a rule being considered by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Founded in 2007, the company is developing a replacement to crude oil called Green Crude, made from algae and able to be refined into gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.
The man who invented the diesel engine more than a century ago knew vegetable oil would be a good fuel source.
In the oil field, oil based solvents may range from xylene for asphaltenes and sludges, to kerosene and diesel/xylene mixtures for paraffins.
***