What does petrol mean?

Definitions for petrol
ˈpɛ trəlpetrol

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gasoline, gasolene, gas, 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

Wiktionary

  1. petrol(Noun)

    Petroleum, a fluid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, primarily consisting of octane, commonly used as a motor fuel.

    Etymology: From (essence de) pétrole, from petroleum, from πετρέλαιον, from πέτρα+ ἔλαιον

Webster Dictionary

  1. Petrol(noun)

    petroleum

Freebase

  1. Petrol

    "Petrol" is a song by Ash, released as the second single from their 1994 album Trailer, and their first single on Infectious. It was released on 15 August 1994 on CD and a limited 7" format. Only 500 copies of the 7" format were released, and came with a numbered picture sleeve. "Petrol" was first recorded on the "Garage Girl" demo tape, and later appeared on Ash's debut live album, "Live at the Wireless", and again on Ash's first greatest hits collection "Intergalactic Sonic 7″s". The song is said to be about being "lynched" by a gang. The B-side, "The Little Pond" first appeared on the "Garage Girl" demo-tape. Tim Wheeler has expressed his dissatisfaction with this recording, and has even mentioned re-recording it as an acoustic b-side on a future album. The second B-side, "A Message From Oscar Wilde and Patrick the Brewer" is a spoken-word track, lasting just 30 seconds, and consists of an excerpt of a tape Tim was sent, consisting of two of his Dutch friends, Oscar and Patrick, talking to each other. This track also appears on the "Cosmic Debris" B-sides collection and on Ash's debut album "Trailer". The third b-side, "Things" first appeared on the "Shed" demo tape. Ash bassist Mark Hamilton claims that "Things" is his least favourite Ash song of all time.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'petrol' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4285

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'petrol' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2039

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'petrol' in Nouns Frequency: #1632

How to pronounce petrol?

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How to say petrol in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of petrol in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of petrol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of petrol in a Sentence

  1. Abdul Karim Sabra:

    Islamic State aren't many and they don't have petrol to move around, they don't have military vehicles either. They get around in fertilizer trucks.

  2. Ahmad Puzi:

    It needs special safety requirements and equipment. We believe they (pirates) are looking for facilities to transfer the petrol to their 'customers' ... The closest registered facilities are in Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam.

  3. Suzanne Pullinger:

    We are therefore implementing all the necessary measures, including securing contingency product supplies of petrol and diesel to address potential shortfalls.

  4. Keith Skeoch:

    Cheap oil and cheap petrol probably does make (it), from a consumer's perspective, potentially a little bit more difficult to decarbonise.

  5. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Security Cabinet unanimously adopted a series of measures within the framework of our fight against stone throwers, petrol bombs and flares.

Images & Illustrations of petrol

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