- gasometric analysis,
Origin of gasoline
Examples from the Web for gasoline
He is perfectly capable of introducing a bill requiring all cars to run on corn stalks instead of gasoline.
The bodies had been piled onto dry branches and logs, doused in gasoline, and set afire.
All Americans really did sacrifice then, accepting strict food and gasoline quotas and doing without a lot of things.
More road closures mean more detours and traffic jams, and more money on gasoline.
This is a lot of biofuel, which is why somebody, in an effort to get rid of the stuff, has been watering our gasoline.The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw|P. J. O’Rourke|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the float is too high on its stem, the gasoline control valve may not be operated until the fuel overflows in its chamber.The Gasoline Motor|Harold Whiting Slauson
Alcohol boils at a lower temperature than water; gasoline boils at a lower temperature than kerosene.Common Science|Carleton W. Washburne
Betty, looking from her window, saw only flaring oil lamps and gasoline torches illuminating the street.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
One may regulate the gasoline needle or adjust the auxiliary air valve.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
The dynamite was needed to blow up dangerous obstructions, the gasoline to burn rubbish and the lime for disinfecting purposes.
1864 (alternative spelling gasolene is from 1865), from gas + -ol (probably here representing Latin oleum "oil") + chemical suffix -ine (2). Shortened form gas was in common use in U.S. by 1897. Gas station as a fuel filling station for automobiles recorded by 1924.