Definition of 'petrol engine'
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Petrol engines also warm up far more quickly than diesels, important for fuel efficiency on short journeys. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of these cars have diesel engines, which tend to be more fuel efficient than petrol engines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Porsche had tuned the petrol engine for fuel efficiency, using the hybrid system to make up for the loss of power. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Q Is it still unwise to run a diesel or petrol engine dry of fuel? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rather than having a petrol engine, it runs on diesel when it's not using the electric motor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Rarely. petrol engine is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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