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 for gasolene
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gasolene \Gas`o*lene\, n.
     See Gasoline.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gasoline \Gas"o*line\, Gasolene \Gas"o*lene\(? or ?; 104), n.
     A highly volatile mixture of fluid hydrocarbons, obtained
     mostly from petroleum, as also by the distillation of
     bituminous coal. It is used as a fuel for most automobiles
     and for many other vehicles with internal combustion engines.
     The gasoline of commerce is typically blended with additives
     to improve its performance in internal combustion engines.
     Gasoline was also used in the early 1900's in making air gas,
     and in giving illuminating power to water gas. See
     Carburetor.
  
     Syn: petrol[Brit]. [1913 Webster +PJC] Gasoline engine

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gasolene
      n 1: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and
           heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used
           mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines [syn:
           gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol]

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