: a vehicle driven by a diesel engine
Examples of DIESEL
- Does your car take diesel or gasoline?
Origin of DIESEL
First Known Use: 1894
Die·sel biographical name \ˈdē-zəl, -səl\
Rudolf 1858–1913 Ger. mechanical engineer
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