gasohol

noun gas·o·hol \ ˈga-sə-ˌhȯl \

Definition of gasohol

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

Origin and Etymology of gasohol

blend of gasoline and alcohol


GASOHOL Defined for English Language Learners

gasohol

noun

Definition of gasohol for English Language Learners

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


Learn More about gasohol


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gasohol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

having a quality expressive of sadness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-dog-in-snow-jumping-to-grab-a-heart-shaped-balloon-the-snow-and-heart-balloon-indicate-that-the-month-being-represented-is-april-and-the-dog-is-just-kinda-cute
  • Which is a synonym of sanguine?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!