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Synonyms for diesel
ˈdi zəl, -səldiesel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Diesel, Rudolf Diesel, Rudolf Christian Karl Dieselnoun

    German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)

    Synonyms:
    diesel motor, diesel engine

  2. diesel, diesel engine, diesel motornoun

    an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

    Synonyms:
    diesel motor, diesel engine

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  1. Peter Mosch:

    For the employees it is now important that the interim CEO returns the company to calmer waters, drives the (diesel) investigation and brings it to a conclusion, but mostly keeps the day-to-day business in view.

  2. Professor Martin Tangney:

    Butanol, which is our fuel, is an advanced fuel that's a four carbon alcohol, so inherently it has more energy, it has almost the same amount of energy as petrol, whereas bioethanol has only got 70 percent of it, you can store it and pipe it and use the existing infrastructure to distribute this, and in fact you do not need to modify an engine. So this is a genuine like-for-like substitution for oil or diesel - and moreover the fuel is not restricted to automobiles. It's currently being trialled in shipping industry and is a very good base unit for jet fuel.

  3. Hassan Younes:

    Many times, we go out to sea and come back emptyhanded. We don't even make enough to cover the price of diesel.

  4. Robert Campbell:

    The Brazilian economy is doing poorly but refinery runs have also been below capacity for a while now so if they push these up they would sharply reduce the requirement for diesel imports.

  5. Roger Arnold:

    If one completely ignores the question of how the hydrogen is produced, there is no real downside, it’s all known technology, and the cost of the hydrogen fuel cells and tanks are probably less than the cost of the diesel engines and generators they’re replacing. Clean and quiet, no diesel fumes for passengers to breathe – what’s not to like?


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