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proper noun
  1. (given name, male), variant spelling of Derek.
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noun (uncountable, countable, plural: diesels)
  1. a fuel derived from petroleum but heavier than gasoline/petrol. Used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed.
  2. A vehicle powered by a diesel engine.
verb (dieseled, dieseling)
  1. To ignite a substance by using the heat generated by compression.
  2. (of a petrol engine) To continue running after the ignition has been turned off.
The only reason the VW bug has a solenoid is to prevent it from dieseling.

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