antiknock definition

  • noun:
    • A substance, particularly tetraethyl lead, added to gasoline to cut back motor knock.
    • Such a substance, usually tetraethyl lead (additionally MMT, MTBE and ethanol)
    • any one of various compounds that are added to gasoline to lessen engine knocking
    • A substance, eg tetraethyl lead, added to gasoline to reduce engine knock.
    • Such a substance, generally tetraethyl lead (in addition MMT, MTBE and ethanol)
    • any of different compounds being put into gas to cut back motor slamming
  • adjective:
    • of an additive included with petroleum/gasoline to reduce the incident of engine knock.
    • of an additive included with petroleum/gasoline to reduce the incident of motor knock.
    • suppressing or eliminating motor knock in burning engines
    • suppressing or getting rid of engine hit in burning motors

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