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biodiesel

noun
  1. a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines
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  • Effervescent citrus and biodiesel fumes, moist vegetation and the hum of lazy high noon bugs.

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    Cory Doctorow


Word Origin and History for biodiesel

n.

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

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biodiesel in Science

biodiesel

[bīō-dē′zəl, -səl]
  1. See under biofuel.
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