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A blend of ten volume percent ethanol and 90 volume percent gasoline.
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gasohol: gasoline + alcohol
1. A fuel used in motor vehicles that consists of 90 percent gasoline blended with 10 percent alcohol where the alcohol is produced by the fermentation of an agricultural product high in sugar, e.g. corn.
2. A blend of gasoline and alcohol.
  • Gasoline: A volatile flammable liquid made from petroleum and used as fuel in internal-combustion engines.
  • Alcohol: A colorless volatile flammable liquid which is synthesized or obtained by fermentation of sugars and starches and widely used, either pure or denatured, as a solvent and in drugs, cleaning solutions, explosives, and intoxicating beverages.
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