Examples of diesel in a Sentence
Does your car take diesel or gasoline?
Recent Examples of diesel from the Web
Then a group in a loud diesel truck descended on the grounds.
A diesel-powered 20d model is still available for all three cars, and the 380-hp, V-6–powered S variants that sit at the top of the respective lineups are unchanged as well.
And the oil-like lipids from may potentially be processed in existing refineries and used like diesel.
The 96-horsepower 1.6-liter diesel engine feels exceedingly slow, and getting up to 130 km on La Languedocienne (the A9 crossing southern France) means getting a good running start.
In agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties for cheating on diesel emissions tests and trying to cover it up, Volkswagen also agreed to environmental remediation and electric vehicle investment.
The group thrust the bill back into the light after news broke that the Justice Department had sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on May 23, accusing the car company of sabotaging its diesel engines in a similar manner to Volkswagen.
Volkswagen sales rose 4 percent over weak numbers last year due to its diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Genset engine, 2141, diesel locomotive featuring the Village of Franklin Park engine.
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Origin and Etymology of diesel
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
Definition of Diesel
Rudolf 1858–1913 German mechanical engineer
DIESEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diesel for English Language Learners
: a vehicle (such as a truck or bus) that has a diesel engine
DIESEL Defined for Kids
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