HyperDic: leaded_gasoline

English > 1 sense of the expression leaded gasoline:
NOUNsubstanceleaded gasoline, leaded petrolgasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks
English > leaded gasoline: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaninggasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks.
Example"combustion of leaded gasoline released lead into the air where it could cause lead poisoning"
Synonymleaded petrol
Broadergasoline, gasolene, gas, petrolA volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum
Oppositeunleaded gasoline, unleaded petrolgasoline that has not been treated with a lead compound

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