Examples of octane in a Sentence
an octane rating of 90
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Despite accumulating chunks of yardage, the Wildcats’ high-octane, wing-T offense could not finish its drives against Brownsburg.
Bosco’s offense was sensational last year, but the Raiders’ defense is stacked with Division I prospects who have experience against high-octane offenses.
The 12-ounce can has been a rare vessel for such high-octane beers, but Revolution sees it as a superior fit than the typical 22-ounce or 750-milliliter bottle.
The Nov. 22, 2016 explosion on a sulfuric-acid alkylation unit that makes octane-boosting components of gasoline in the sprawling Baton Rouge refinery and chemical plant injured four workers, two of them severely.
The high-octane show goes on, with a rookie who looks like his own monument at its center.
Wilson has high-octane stuff and is stronger against righties than lefties.
The drag racers were up by 6am, turning high-octane into noise just outside our bedroom window.
SEEKING REVENGE The fast and furious world of Superbike Motorsports was once the premiere pit stop for high-octane thrill seekers.
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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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