Definitions for high-octane

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. noting a gasoline with a relatively high octane number.

    Category: Energy

  2. dynamic; high-powered:

    a high-octane performance of the concerto.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. high-octane(adj)

    used of gasoline; having a high octane number

  2. high-octane, high-powered, high-power, high-voltage, high-energy(adj)

    vigorously energetic or forceful

    "a high-octane sales manager"; "a high-octane marketing plan"; "high-powered executives"; "a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur"


  1. high-octane(Adjective)

    having a high octane number, good anti-knock characteristics; used in high performance vehicles

  2. high-octane(Adjective)

    high powered, energetic, forceful or dynamic


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