biodiesel

/ (ˈbaɪəʊˌdiːzəl) /

noun

a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines

Nearby words

  1. biodata,
  2. biodegradable,
  3. biodegradation,
  4. biodegrade,
  5. biodeterioration,
  6. biodiversification,
  7. biodiversity,
  8. biodot,
  9. biodrama,
  10. biodynamics

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Word Origin and History for biodiesel

biodiesel

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for biodiesel

biodiesel

[ bīō-dē′zəl, -səl ]

See under biofuel.
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