[gas-uh-hawl, -hol] /ˈgæs əˌhɔl, -ˌhɒl/

a mixture of and , generally containing no more than 10 percent , used as an alternative fuel for some automobiles.
a mixture of 80% or 90% petrol with 20% or 10% ethyl alcohol, for use as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

gasoline and ethanol mixture, 1975, from gasoline + (ethyl) alcohol.
A fuel consisting of a blend of ethanol and unleaded gasoline, especially a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline. The ethanol is obtained by the fermentation and subsequent distillation of sugar cane, maize, or potatoes. Gasohol has a high octane rating and produces lower levels of pollutants than ordinary gasoline.
gasohol [(gas-uh-hawl)]

A mixture of gasoline with alcohol derived from plants. Gasohol was a popular fuel for cars and trucks during gasoline shortages.


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