What is petrol?

  • (noun): A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines.
    Synonyms: gasoline, gasolene, gas

Some articles on petrol:

Lčovice - The Yellow Petrol Station
... In April 2005 petrol station opened on the Route 4 road right next to Lčovice ... It has however provided good amenities for the village as it is just a short walk up to the petrol station, such as WiFi, showers and toilets, a Café with hot food, and of ... a great success, with tickets sold out and people using the petrol stations services ...
Petrol Mobile
... Petrol Mobile is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) operating in Bulgaria ... The operator is owned by Petrol AD, a Bulgarian company, mainly engaged in oil distribution ... The Petrol Mobile service would start on October 2008 ... and would target the lower end of the market with pre-paid voice services and text messaging (SMS), but no frills like multimedia messaging (MMS) or internet ...
List Of May 2008 UK Fuel Economy Ratings (A–D)
... mpg-US Extra-Urban mpg-US Combined CO2 g/km Green Rating Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 (120 bhp) M5 1598 Petrol 11.2 6.4 8.2 25.2 44.1 34.4 21.0 36.7 28.6 194 F Alfa Romeo 147 2.0 M5 1970 Petrol 12.1 7.0 ...
Lead Replacement Petrol
... Lead Replacement Petrol (LRP) is a fuel developed to provide an alternative to leaded petrol ... Leaded four star petrol was withdrawn from sale in the UK 2000, eight years after the last cars using it were made, and LRP was introduced containing other metal salts (such as potassium or manganese), enabling the ... lead or TEL, a compound of lead in liquid form originally added to petrol to increase its octane rating ...
Land Rover Engines - Description and Specifications - 2.5-litre Petrol Engine (Engine Code 17H)
... that there would not be a 2.5-litre development of the petrol engine ... The larger petrol engine was launched in 1985 (having been developed under the codename 'Project Harrier') and, like its 2.25-litre predecessor it had much in common with the diesel engine ... The key difference was that the petrol engine retained its timing chain, since it lacked the need to drive an injector pump ...

Famous quotes containing the word petrol:

    What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)