high-octane

adjective
high-oc·tane | \ ˈhī-ˈäk-ˌtān \

Definition of high-octane 

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

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

First Known Use of high-octane

1931, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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high-octane

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-octane

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

: very powerful, strong, or effective

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