high–octane

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adjective high–oc·tane \ˈhī-ˈäk-ˌtān\

Definition of high–octane

  1. 1 :  having a high octane number and hence good antiknock properties high–octane gasoline

  2. 2 :  very powerful, strong, or effective high–octane football high–octane coffee

First Known Use of high–octane

1931


HIGH–OCTANE Defined for English Language Learners

high-octane

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Definition of high–octane for English Language Learners

  • of engine fuel : of a good quality that allows an engine to run efficiently

  • : very powerful, strong, or effective

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