What does octane mean?

Definitions for octaneˈɒk teɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. octane(noun)

    any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent


  1. octane(n.)

    Any one of a group of metametric hydrocarbons (C8H18) of the methane (paraffin) series. The most important is a colorless, volatile, inflammable liquid, found in petroleum, and a constituent of gasoline or ligroin.

  2. Origin: [See Octa-]


  1. octane(Noun)

    Any of the eighteen isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons (CH) found in petroleum, especially an iso-octane 2,2,4 trimethyl-pentane; they are used as fuels and solvents.


  1. Octane

    Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed structural formula CH3(CH2)6CH3. Octane has many structural isomers that differ by the amount and location of branching in the carbon chain. One of these isomers, 2,2,4-trimethylpentane is used as one of the standard values in the octane rating scale. As with all low-molecular weight hydrocarbons, octane and its isomers are very flammable and are components of gasoline.

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  1. at once

  2. acteon


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of octane in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of octane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Dave Asprey:

    When you blend low-toxin coffee with butter and octane oil (MCT oil), the butter turns off some of your food cravings and provides things the brain needs, including micronutrients, it turns off inflammation in the brain.

  2. Matt Cullen:

    It's a pretty up-tempo, high-octane kind of hockey, and he brings that attitude every day, it's fun to see. That hasn't changed. He obviously loves the game and brings a lot of passion to the rink, and I think that rubs off on the player and the style of play that his teams play.

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