Gasohol

  A registered trademark of an agency of the state of Nebraska, for an automotive fuel containing a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline.
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  A blend of finished motor gasoline containing alcohol (generally ethanol but sometimes methanol) at a concentration between 5.7 percent and 10 percent by volume. Also see Oxygenates.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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  In the United States, gasohol (E10) refers to gasoline that contains 10 percent ethanol by volume. This term was used in the late 1970s and early 1980s but has been replaced in some areas of the country by terms such as E-10, Super Unleaded Plus Ethanol, or Unleaded Plus.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

Energy terms . 2014.

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  • Gasohol — o alconafta es la mezcla de gasolina y alcohol en distintas proporciones, para uso como combustible en motores de explosión diseñados para quemar derivados del petróleo. La mezcla del gasohol puede ser realizada con alcohol etílico (etanol) o con …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gasohol — ist eine Mischung aus neun Teilen Benzin und einem Teil Alkohol (Ethanol oder Methanol). In manchen Ländern, die keine eigenen Erdölvorkommen besitzen, wird Gasohol genutzt, um die Kosten für Benzin als Kraftfahrzeugtreibstoff zu reduzieren. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gasohol — gasoline and ethanol mixture, 1975, from GASOLINE (Cf. gasoline) + (ethyl) ALCOHOL (Cf. alcohol) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gasohol — gàsohōl m DEFINICIJA kem. naziv za etanol kad se upotrebljava kao zamjena za automobilsko gorivo ETIMOLOGIJA v. gas + v. {{(alko)hol>> …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gasohol — ☆ gasohol [gas′ə hôl΄, gas′əhäl΄ ] n. [blend of GASOLINE & ALCOHOL] a motor fuel mixture with about 90 percent unleaded gasoline and 10 percent ethyl alcohol …   English World dictionary

  • Gasohol — Ga|so|hol [ gæsəhɔl; Kurzw. aus amer. gasoline = Benzin u. alcohol = Ethanol], der u. das; s, e: Motorkraftstoffe aus 10–20 % Ethanol u. Benzin. * * * Gasohol   [Kurzwort aus englisch gas(oline) »Benzin« und Alkohol] der, s, Gemisch aus 10 20 %… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gasohol — noun Etymology: blend of gasoline and alcohol Date: 1975 a fuel consisting of a blend usually of 10 percent ethyl alcohol and 90 percent gasoline …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gasohol — /gas euh hawl , hol /, n. a mixture of gasoline and ethyl alcohol, generally containing no more than 10 percent alcohol, used as an alternative fuel for some automobiles. [1975 80; GAS(OLINE) + (ALC)OHOL] * * * …   Universalium

  • gasohol — noun /ˈɡæsəˌhɑl/ gasoline mixed with ethyl alcohol …   Wiktionary

  • gasohol — Combustible para vehículos automotores formado de una mezcla de gasolina y alcohol etílico o metílico …   Diccionario ecologico

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