dieseling

noun
die·​sel·​ing | \ ˈdē-zə-liŋ How to pronounce dieseling (audio) , -sə- \

Definition of dieseling

: the continued operation of an internal combustion engine after the ignition is turned off

First Known Use of dieseling

circa 1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Dieseling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dieseling. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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