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ce'tane num"ber




a measure of the ignition quality of a diesel engine fuel by comparison with various mixtures in which the alpha form of methylnaphthalene is given a standard value of 0 and cetane is given a standard value of 100. Also called ce'tane rat"ing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

cetaneCetatea Alba

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