ALL meanings of isooctane

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  • noun isooctane the octane C 8 H 18 , used as one of the standards in establishing the octane number of a fuel. 1
  • noun isooctane a colourless liquid alkane hydrocarbon produced from petroleum and used in standardizing petrol. Formula: (CH3)3CCH2CH(CH3)2 0
  • noun isooctane a liquid hydrocarbon, (CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3, used with normal heptane to prepare antiknock rating standards and arbitrarily assigned an octane rating of 100 0
  • noun isooctane (chemistry) any isomer of n-octane; especially 2,2,4-trimethylpentane, used as a reference in the determination of the octane number of fuel. 0
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