petrol (UK) nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
| (vehicle fuel)||gasolina sf|
| ||It smelled like gasoline in the garage. Tim ran out of petrol and had to call the breakdown company.|
|gas nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. || US, colloquial, abbreviation (gasoline: petrol)||gasolina sf|
| ||John put some twenty dollars' worth of gas into his truck.|
| ||John botou uns vinte dólares de gasolina no carro.|
|fill up with gas v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."|| US, informal (petrol tank: fill) (tanque de veículo)||encher com gasolina loc v|
|gas guzzler nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. || slang (vehicle: uses lot of fuel)||bebedor de gasolina loc n|
| ||The car is a gas guzzler, getting 15 miles per gallon or less in the city.|
| ||Esse carro é bebedor de gasolina, faz 10 quilômetros por galão ou menos na cidade.|
|gas station (US),|
petrol station (UK),
filling station nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
| (service station selling petrol to motorists)||posto de gasolina sm|
| ||Where's the nearest gas station? I'm almost on empty. I stopped at a petrol station to buy petrol and check my tyre pressure.|
| ||Onde fica o posto de gasolina mais próximo? Estou quase sem. Parei num posto para abastecer e olhar a pressão dos pneus.|
petrol-driven (UK) adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
| (powered by gas)||movido a gasolina loc adj|
| || ||a gasolina loc adj|
| ||I predict that within my lifetime the gas-driven automobile will be obsolete.|
|gasohol nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. || US (fuel: gasoline and ethanol) (combustível)||mistura de gasolina com álcool expres|
|gasoline engine (US),|
petrol engine (UK) nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
| (motor that runs on petrol)||motor a gasolina loc sm|
| ||The gasoline engines in cars are one of the causes of global warming. Our lawn mower has a petrol engine.|
|goose [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." || slang (engine: give bursts of gasoline)||injetar gasolina loc v|
| ||Sometimes you need to goose the engine to get it started in cold weather.|
|premium gas nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. || US (high-performance petrol) (gasolina de alta performance)||gasolina premium loc sf|
| ||High performance cars usually run on premium gas.|
|pump nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. || (gasoline dispenser)||bomba de gasolina sf|
| ||William pulled up beside the pump, got out of the car, and began to fill the tank.|
| ||William parou ao lado da bomba de gasolina, desceu do carro e começou a encher o tanque.|