Diesel is a term referring to a type of fuel composed of distillates obtained in petroleum refining operation or blends of such distillates with residual oil used in motor vehicles. The boiling point and specific gravity are higher for diesel fuels than for gasoline. Diesel fuel is used to run farm machinery, heat houses, and run trucks.

-see also:
"Diesel" is in the HS Code "8408"
Compression-Ignittion Internal Combustion Piston Engines (Diesel Or Semi-Diesel Engines)

"Diesel" is in the UNSPSC Code "15101505"
Diesel fuel

"Diesel" is in the NAICS Code "33361"
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment
Diesel and semidiesel engines manufacturing

Ref: 120626/2006-09-21

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