biodiesel

noun bio·die·sel \ -ˈdē-zəl , -səl \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of biodiesel

: a fuel that is similar to diesel fuel and is derived from usually vegetable sources (such as soybean oil)

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First Known Use of biodiesel

1981


BIODIESEL Defined for Kids

biodiesel

noun bio·die·sel \ ˌbī-ō-ˈdē-zəl , -səl \

Definition of biodiesel for Students

: a fuel that is similar to diesel fuel and is usually derived from plants

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