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  • antiknock — ☆ antiknock [an′tī näk΄; an′tēnäk, an′tinäk ] n. a substance added to the fuel of internal combustion engines to reduce or eliminate explosive noise resulting from too rapid combustion …   English World dictionary

  • antiknock — /an tee nok , an tuy /, adj. noting or pertaining to any material added to fuel for an internal combustion engine to eliminate or minimize knock. [1920 25; ANTI + KNOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiknock — 1. adjective of an additive added to petroleum/gasoline to reduce the occurrence of engine knock. 2. noun such a substance, usually tetraethyl lead (also MMT, MTBE and …   Wiktionary

  • antiknock — n. fuel additive used to prevent or minimize detonation in an internal combustion engine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiknock — noun (U) a chemical substance that is put in petrol to make car engines operate more smoothly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • antiknock — an·ti·knock …   English syllables

  • antiknock — an•ti•knock [[t]ˌæn tiˈnɒk, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. aum of, pertaining to, or being a material added to fuel for an internal combustion engine to eliminate or minimize knock • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • antiknock — /ˈæntinɒk/ (say anteenok) noun a material, usually a lead compound, added to the fuel to eliminate or minimise detonation in an internal combustion engine …   Australian-English dictionary

  • antiknock — n. a substance added to motor fuel to prevent premature combustion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antiknock agent — An antiknock agent is a gasoline additive used to reduce engine knocking and increase the fuel s octane rating. The mixture known as gasoline, when used in high compression internal combustion engines, has a tendency to ignite early (pre ignition …   Wikipedia

  • antiknock gasoline — daugiaoktanis benzinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Benzinas, kurio oktaninis skaičius ≥ 98. atitikmenys: angl. antiknock gasoline; antiknock petrol; high octane gasoline, US; high octane petrol, GB; top bracket gasoline rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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