verb (used with object), pet·rolled, pet·rol·ling.
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Origin of petrol
Words nearby petrol
Definition for petrol (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for petrol
Sylvain Filippi, managing director, Envision Virgin Racing Formula E TeamIn some ways, electric motorsports are building on a legacy created by their petrol counterparts.
As we follow Samson to a petrol station, another story emerges.
Country B is essentially a petrol state that ranks low on various financial freedom indexes.Down a stunning 23%, London’s once mighty FTSE is trading like an emerging-market stock exchange|Bernhard Warner|September 26, 2020|Fortune
His wife works for Suncor, a Canadian Petrol company that was among the first to operate in the tar sands.
The pro-Russian activists rushed inside for shelter, and soon both sides were hurling petrol bombs at each other.
“Petrol will disappear but the national park will last forever,” he said.Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?|Nina Strochlic|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It crowd-sources petrol prices and was widely used during a recent petrol shortage in Kampala.Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks|Mike Miesen|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gray smoke from its engine mingled with petrol fumes and a metallic smell of burning.Tina Brown: No, Conspiracy Theorists, Princess Diana Was Not Murdered|Tina Brown|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only the petrol tins they took for water right and left of their pathway up the cliff; huge diamonds in the evening sun.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Evidently the petrol had burnt out; but not so the fire, alas!Sarah's School Friend|May Baldwin
"Plenty of petrol—enough for all night, I should say," he reported.
Would you mind telling me how you are equipped with oil and petrol?
Hannam, assisted by Bickerton, Madigan and others, had laid heavy and firm foundations for the petrol-motor and generator.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson