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  • 1Diesel fuel — Diesel oil redirects here. Sometimes diesel oil is used to mean lubricating oil for diesel engines. Diesel fuel (  / …

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  • 2Diesel Emissions Reduction Act — The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (Pub.L. 111 364), or DERA (as it will be referred to for the remainder of this article), is a part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub.L. 109 58). The law appropriated funds to federal and state loan programs… …

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  • 3Diesel engine — Diesel engines in a museum Diesel generator on an oil tanker …

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  • 4Vehicle excise duty — (VED) is a British excise duty, which has to be paid to acquire a vehicle licence for most types of motor vehicle. A vehicle licence is usually required if a vehicle is to be legally used on the public roads. The tax, rarely if ever known by its… …

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  • 5Diesel-electric — A number of vehicles use a diesel electric powertrain for providing locomotion. A diesel electric powerplant includes a diesel engine connected to an electrical generator, creating electricity that powers electric traction motors. Before diesel… …

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  • 6Diesel locomotive — Three styles of diesel locomotive body: cab unit, hood unit and box cab. These locomotives are operated by Pacific National in Australia …

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  • 7Diesel-electric transmission — This Metra EMD F40PH locomotive uses a Diesel electric transmission designed by EMD. Diesel electric transmission or diesel electric powertrain is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion. A diesel electric transmission …

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  • 8Diesel automobile racing — History In 1931, Dave Evans drove his Cummins Diesel Special to a non stop finish in the Indianapolis 500, the first time a car completed a race without a pit stop. That car and a later Cummins Diesel Special are on display at the Indianapolis… …

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  • 9Diesel particulate filter — A diesel particulate filter (top left) in a Peugeot Off road DPF Installa …

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  • 10Diesel exhaust — A diesel powered truck emitting sooty exhaust gas while starting its engine. Diesel exhaust (known as clag when emitted by diesel locomotives, or diesel engine emissions in scientific papers) is the exhaust gas of a diesel engine. In diesel… …

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  • 11Diesel motorcycle — A diesel motorcycle is a motorcycle with a diesel engine. As of December 2006, several companies produce diesel motorcycles. With a traditionally poor power to weight ratio, diesel engines are generally unsuited for use on a motorcycle which… …

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  • 12diesel — /dee zeuhl, seuhl/, adj. 1. noting a machine or vehicle powered by a diesel engine: diesel locomotive. 2. of or pertaining to a diesel engine: diesel fuel. n. 3. See diesel engine. 4. a vehicle powered by a diesel engine. 5. See diesel fuel. Also …

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  • 13diesel — die•sel [[t]ˈdi zəl, səl[/t]] adj. 1) ene trs designating a machine or vehicle powered by a diesel engine: diesel locomotive[/ex] 2) ene trs of or pertaining to a diesel engine: diesel fuel[/ex] 3) ene diesel engine 4) ene trs a vehicle powered… …

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  • 14Vehicle — Vehicles, derived from the Latin word, vehiculum , are non living means of transport. Most often they are manufactured (e.g. bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, boats, and aircraft), although some other means of transport which are not… …

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  • 15Vehicle horn — Klaxon redirects here. For the English dance punk band, see Klaxons. A single reed bulb horn. A vehicle horn is a sound making device used to warn others of the approach of the vehicle or of its presence. Automobiles, trucks, ships, and trains… …

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  • 16diesel — n. 1 (in full diesel engine) an internal combustion engine in which the heat produced by the compression of air in the cylinder ignites the fuel. 2 a vehicle driven by a diesel engine. 3 fuel for a diesel engine. Phrases and idioms: diesel… …

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  • 17Diesel — n. 1 (in full diesel engine) an internal combustion engine in which the heat produced by the compression of air in the cylinder ignites the fuel. 2 a vehicle driven by a diesel engine. 3 fuel for a diesel engine. Phrases and idioms: diesel… …

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  • 18diesel — 1. noun /ˈdiːzəl/ a) A fuel derived from petroleum (or other oils) but heavier than gasoline/petrol. Used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed. b) A vehicle powered by a …

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  • 19NZR RM class (Leyland diesel) — The NZR RM class Leyland diesel railcar or Midland railcar was the first diesel powered vehicle to enter revenue service on New Zealand s national rail network.[1] Two were built, RM 20 and RM 21, and they commenced service in August 1936 as… …

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  • 20Green vehicle — The Toyota Prius is the world s top selling hybrid car, with cumulative global sales of 2.0 million units by September 2010,[1] and has become the icon of green cars. A green vehicle or environmentally friendly vehicle …

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