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diesel

noun die·sel \ˈdē-zəl, -səl\

: a vehicle (such as a truck or bus) that has a diesel engine

Full Definition of DIESEL

2
:  a vehicle driven by a diesel engine

Examples of DIESEL

  1. Does your car take diesel or gasoline?

Origin of DIESEL

Rudolf Diesel
First Known Use: 1894

Other Automotive Terms

articulated, block, choke, clutch, neutral, transmission

Rhymes with DIESEL

Diesel

biographical name Die·sel \ˈdē-zəl, -səl\

Definition of DIESEL

Rudolf 1858–1913 Ger. mechanical engineer
DIESEL Defined for Kids

diesel

noun die·sel \ˈdē-zəl, -səl\

Definition of DIESEL for Kids

2
:  a vehicle that has a diesel engine

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