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  • n. The conversion of a petrol engine to run on diesel fuel
  • n. The replacement of petrol engines with diesel engines


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  • But the flipside of the coin is, once upon a time diesel was subsidised like this and Dr. Vijay Kelkar used to call it the dieselization of the Indian economy.

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  • Delivered to the railroad in 1944, the 844 was the last steam locomotive built for the Union Pacific before dieselization. - News :

  • This was followed by increasing dieselization in Europe, and essentially, what ‟ s been happening over the last few years is that as the world refining centers move to hit the diesel targets, they are producing a lot of gasoline for which there is no local market.



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