how to pronounce octane


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octane is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of octane in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of octane


  1. Any of the eighteen isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons (C8H18) found in petroleum, especially an iso-octane 2,2,4 trimethyl-pentane; they are used as fuels and solvents.

octane frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word octane occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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