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There are 4 meanings of the word Diesel.

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Diesel - as a noun

An internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
diesel enginediesel motor
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
ice5internal-combustion engine
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

German engineer (born in france) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
rudolf christian karl dieselrudolf diesel

Diesel - as a verb

To ignite a substance by using the heat generated by compression

For a spark-ignition internal combustion engine to continue running after the electrical current to the spark plugs has been turned off. this occurs when there's enough heat in the combustion chamber to ignite the air and fuel mixture without a spark, the same way that heat and pressure cause ignition in a diesel engine.

Example: "The only reason the vw bug has a solenoid is to prevent it from dieseling."

Example Sentences

"I filled up my car with diesel at the gas station."
"The diesel engine is more efficient than a gasoline engine."
"He drives a truck that runs on diesel."
"The smell of diesel was strong at the construction site."
"The diesel locomotive pulled a long line of freight cars."
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Word Game Points

Is DIESEL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, diesel is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DIESEL has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is DIESEL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, diesel is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DIESEL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is DIESEL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, diesel is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DIESEL has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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