Origin of diesel
Definition for diesel (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for diesel
The smells of roasting maize, diesel fumes, and floral soap from the streets of Harare are still seared into my brain.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ISTANBUL, Turkey — The lifeblood of the death-dealing Islamic State is diesel fuel.Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?|Thomas Seibert|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I became numb to the barrage of smells: citrus disinfectants, burning trash, sewage, sweat, and diesel.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Increasing numbers of private cars in the UK now run on diesel as well.
In between karaoke bits and feverish dance breaks, Diesel delivers a few heartfelt monologues to the camera.
In the Diesel engine, which is a constant pressure engine, the ratio is usually 1⁄12th.
This advantage accrued to the diesel because it utilized an excess of air, and in addition its cylinder walls were hotter.
By 1972, about 80 percent of the freight and a larger proportion of passenger traffic were carried on diesel or electric trains.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
It is claimed further that the Diesel will prove far more reliable in construction than any airplane engine yet developed.
In Pasadena, they told him a diesel railway engine had been successfully decontaminated and put into operation.The Year When Stardust Fell|Raymond F. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for diesel (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for diesel (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for diesel
1894, named for Rudolf Diesel (1858-1913), German mechanical engineer who designed this type of engine.