Gasohol meaning

găsə-hôl
A fuel consisting of a blend of ethyl alcohol and unleaded gasoline, especially a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline.
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A motor fuel mixture with about 90 percent unleaded gasoline and 10 percent ethyl alcohol.
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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.
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Gasoline mixed with ethyl alcohol.
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Origin of gasohol

  • gas(oline) (alc)ohol

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of gasoline and alcohol

    From Wiktionary