SAE number

\ ˌeˌsāˈē- \

Definition of SAE number

: a number in a standard series from 10 to 70 for grading lubricating oil as to viscosity the higher the SAE number the greater the viscosity

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“SAE number.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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