gasohol

noun
gas·​o·​hol | \ ˈga-sə-ˌhȯl How to pronounce gasohol (audio) \

Definition of gasohol

: a fuel consisting of a blend usually of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline

First Known Use of gasohol

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gasohol

blend of gasoline and alcohol

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The first known use of gasohol was in 1971

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“Gasohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasohol. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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gasohol

noun

English Language Learners Definition of gasohol

technical : a mixture of gasoline and ethanol that is used as a fuel for engines

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