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high–octane

adjective

Simple Definition of high–octane

  • of engine fuel : of a good quality that allows an engine to run efficiently

  • : very powerful, strong, or effective

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–octane

  1. 1 :  having a high octane number and hence good antiknock properties <high–octane gasoline>

  2. 2 :  very powerful, strong, or effective <high–octane football> <high–octane coffee>

1932

First Known Use of high–octane

1932


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