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noun as in diesel engine

noun as in locomotive

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noun as in motor

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The switch to electric power should cut the district's carbon emissions by 25,000 tons and reduce diesel particulate pollution.

The port is fanning itself over that potential, especially as it is increasingly under fire from a public that’s sick from diesel-guzzling trucks choking neighborhoods between the port and the interstates.

A kilogram of hydrogen has about three times as much energy as a comparable amount of diesel or gasoline.

In this episode of The 101, Bryan Rogala installs a Planar 2D diesel air heater on his Hiker Trailer.

He joined the company just before its 2015 diesel-emissions scandal and has remained consistent in his message about and moves toward electrification.

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Nestled in the hills are small market towns like Buleda, dominated by Baluch who make a living smuggling diesel and drugs.

A limited number of medical patients will be able to purchase “Chunky Diesel” or “Alien Dawg” for just $100.

Smuggling diesel into Turkey is a major source of ISIS revenue.

The smells of roasting maize, diesel fumes, and floral soap from the streets of Harare are still seared into my brain.

Yavuz said ISIS was controlling the illegal diesel trade and making money from it, but was not directly involved in all aspects.

In the Diesel motors operating under high pressure, up to nearly 500 pounds, an efficiency of 36 per cent.

The floor beneath me rocked gently and vibrated with heavy diesel engines and I realized I was on a ship!

Only at night did I get to where I could smell the salt breeze free of the stink of paint and Diesel oil.

No oil for the boats, hard enough to get it for his narrow-gauge Diesel locomotives.

For one thing, submarines don't use petrol—they use Diesel engines and heavy oil.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diesel, such as: compression-ignition engine, and diesel motor.

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