a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines

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Contemporary Examples of biodiesel

Historical Examples of biodiesel

  • Effervescent citrus and biodiesel fumes, moist vegetation and the hum of lazy high noon bugs.


    Cory Doctorow

Word Origin and History for biodiesel

also bio-diesel, 1992, from bio- + diesel.

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biodiesel in Science


[bīō-dē′zəl, -səl]

See under biofuel.
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