What is the American English word for petrol?

What is petrol called in American English?

British vs American Vocabulary

British English ↕ American English ↕
petrol gas, gasoline
Plough, the Big Dipper, the
pocket money allowance
post mail

What is a petrol British?

more properly written British petrol, any petrol (gasoline) produced or owned by British companies.

Is petrol a British word?

Looking at the British term petroleum, or petrol, the root of this is quite clear, with the latin words for rock and oil being petra and oleum.

What is the correct name for petrol?

gasoline, also spelled gasolene, also called gas or petrol, mixture of volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbons derived from petroleum and used as fuel for internal-combustion engines.

What do they call gasoline in England?

Gas is the US term for the fuel put in cars; the Brits call it petrol. Gasoline is the full word that gas is shortened from, but no one is likely to say “I need to put some gasoline in my car” (though we would be likely to say “Your garage smells like gasoline!” in the US.

What is the American English for flat?

Flat is used in British English, and apartment is used in North American English.

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What is the origin of the word petrol?

petrol (n.)

“gasoline, refined petroleum used in motor-cars,” 1895, from French pétrol (1892); earlier used (1580s) in reference to the unrefined substance, from petrole “petroleum” (13c.), from Medieval Latin petroleum (see petroleum).

What is American word for shop?

Shop or store? The nouns shop and store are used somewhat differently in American and British English. In general, Americans use store the way the British use shop — to describe any room or building where people can buy things or pay for a service.

Is petrol and petroleum the same?

Definition: Gasoline or petrol is a derivative product of crude oil/petroleum. It is derived during fractional distillation process and has a translucent liquid form. It’s not used in its crude form. Different additives are added like ethanol to use it as fuel for passenger vehicles.

What is the Hindi name of petrol?

साफ किया हुआ पेट्रोलियम पेट्रोलेंधन(m) साफ़ किया हुआ मिट्टी का तेल

What is the full meaning of petrol?

Acronym. Definition. PETROL. Petroleum. Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.