Diesel, Rudolf Diesel, Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel(noun)
German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
diesel, diesel engine, diesel motor(noun)
an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
A fuel derived from petroleum (or other oils) but heavier than gasoline/petrol. Used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed
A vehicle powered by a diesel engine
To ignite a substance by using the heat generated by compression
For a spark-ignition internal combustion engine to continue running after the electrical current to the spark plugs has been turned off. This occurs when there's enough heat in the combustion chamber to ignite the air/fuel without a spark, the same way heat and pressure cause ignition in a diesel engine.
The only reason the VW bug has a solenoid is to prevent it from dieseling.
Origin: From the inventor, Dr. Rudolph Diesel, who developed a heavy-duty engine in Germany (1892–1897) and perfected it throughout his life.
A type of fuel.
Diesel is mainly used as a form of fuel in engines and for various other purposes.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Diesel' in Nouns Frequency: #2382
The numerical value of Diesel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Diesel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- ديزل, سولارArabic
- diésel, gazoleFrench
- dìosalScottish Gaelic
- diesel, gasolioItalian
- дизел, нафтаMacedonian
- óleo diesel, dieselPortuguese
- дизельное топливо, дизель, соляркаRussian
- mazot, motorinTurkish
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