Examples of octane in a Sentence
an octane rating of 90
Recent Examples of octane from the Web
Last time though, my Uber driver kidnapped me and took me to La Descarga for a crazy, burlesque show, with high octane mojitos. Funniest celebrity or Hollywood interaction at AFM?
Silence is the octane that allows rape culture to exist.
The Celtics overhauled their roster to clear space for Irving and Hayward, a high-octane experiment worth the risk.
This includes a high-performance powertrain control computer with a high-octane fuel setting that adds 32 horsepower.
The high-octane campaign and the claims of electoral fraud will also leave Mr. Kenyatta with opposition voters who will feel left out yet again.
Credit Michigan State for keeping Penn State’s high-octane offense in check, with star Saquon Barkley managing only 93 rushing and passing yards combined and quarterback Trace McSorley tossing three picks.
Overall, the lack of a running game proved fatal late when the Nittany Lions were unable to keep the ball away from the high-octane Buckeyes offense.
The vapor pressure varies by month, region, and octane.
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Origin and Etymology of octane
First Known Use: 1867See Words from the same year
OCTANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of octane for English Language Learners
: a chemical in petroleum that is used to rate the quality of different kinds of gasoline
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