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Definition of 'diesel'

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Parking wardens will use a database to check if vehicles are diesels. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Though diesel vehicles are a health hazard, they produce less carbon dioxide than petrol vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And they'll say in future diesel vehicles will be off the roads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Diesel engines consume less fuel and so produce less CO2. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Petrol vehicle sales were up by five per cent but sales of diesel vehicles slipped by 0.2 per cent. The Sun (2016)A dozen cities face the prospect of having to impose charges on owners of diesel vehicles under government plans to tackle air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last month, it emerged that other cities face the prospect of having to impose charges on diesel vehicles under government plans to tackle air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Older diesel commercial vehicles, and possibly also diesel cars, would pay a fee to enter the zones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may think you are saving the planet, but they are not much cheaper to run than a fuel-efficient petrol or diesel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It lost a bit of power, but the 2-litre diesel is still pushing us up rubble roads and through mountain streams with ease. The Sun (2016)Diesel engines are often more expensive to produce than petrol engines. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Petrol and diesel is the lifeblood of the economy. The Sun (2014)Other motorists are running their diesels on cooking oil. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They can be used in pure form or blended with conventional petrol or diesel to power vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was being propelled by a diesel locomotive disguised as a van behind it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will also share the same economical diesel and petrol engines. The Sun (2012)It suggested that diesel vehicles were a major cause. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It could lead to a ban on older diesel vehicles entering cities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was covered in diesel oil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You also get three petrol engines to choose from and a 1.6litre diesel. The Sun (2013)The new 2-litre diesel is no slouch either. The Sun (2015)The engine is a 2-litre petrol or diesel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Traffic throws up all sorts of air pollution, chiefly diesel and petrol exhausts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It continued to a factory in America that was manufacturing diesel oil out of yeast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These can power petrol, diesel and gas turbine engines more cleanly than existing petroleum fuels. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The problem is the diesel engines, as the fuel oil that these ships burn releases toxic pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The river into which his mother threw herself when he was 14 was the colour of diesel oil. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Moreover, having big diesel engines humming loudly underneath the floor of a cramped carriage does not make for a relaxed journey. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A diesel engine burns less fuel, but that fuel is more expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Kia have been improving their diesel engines and the 2litre turbo diesel is quick, and much quieter. The Sun (2008)It handles like a hatchback and both the 1.6litre petrol and diesel engines are smooth and refined with a slick six-speed gearbox. The Sun (2014)I tested both the 2litre petrol and the 1.6litre diesel and both were astonishingly quiet. The Sun (2010)I drove the impressive 2-litre diesel but the 1.6 litre diesel and petrol make the most sense. The Sun (2011)A 1.6-litre petrol engine and a more powerful 2-litre diesel will follow next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'diesel'

British English: diesel /ˈdiːzl/ NOUN
Diesel or diesel oil is the heavy oil used as fuel in a diesel engine.
  • American English: diesel
  • Arabic: وَقُودُ الدِيزِيل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: diesel
  • Chinese: 柴油机驱动的车辆
  • Croatian: dizel
  • Czech: nafta
  • Danish: diesel
  • Dutch: diesel
  • European Spanish: gasóleo
  • Finnish: diesel
  • French: diesel
  • German: Diesel
  • Greek: ντίζελ
  • Italian: diesel
  • Japanese: ディーゼルエンジン
  • Korean: 디젤기관
  • Norwegian: diesel
  • Polish: diesel
  • European Portuguese: gasóleo
  • Romanian: motorină
  • Russian: дизельное топливо
  • Spanish: diésel
  • Swedish: diesel
  • Thai: น้ำมันดีเซล
  • Turkish: dizel
  • Ukrainian: паливо
  • Vietnamese: dầu diesel

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