petrol noun

ADJ. lead-free, ultra-low sulphur (= ULSP), unleaded | leaded, lead replacement (= LRP) | high-octane

QUANT. litre, tankful

VERB + PETROL fill up with, fill sth (up) with | run on, take, use My car runs on unleaded petrol. | run out of We ran out of petrol and had to walk to the nearest garage. | douse sb/sth in/with, pour Thugs poured petrol over a schoolboy and tried to set him alight. | smell (of) Can you smell petrol? The air smelled of petrol.

PETROL + VERB burn, ignite

PETROL + NOUN engine, tank | gauge, pump | station | tanker | fumes | prices | tax | bomb