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 Dictionary entry overview: What does high-octane mean? 

HIGH-OCTANE (adjective)
  The adjective HIGH-OCTANE has 2 senses:

1. used of gasoline; having a high octane number
2. vigorously energetic or forceful

  Familiarity information: HIGH-OCTANE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HIGH-OCTANE (adjective)

Sense 1high-octane [BACK TO TOP]


Used of gasoline; having a high octane number


efficient (being effective without wasting time or effort or expense)

Sense 2high-octane [BACK TO TOP]


Vigorously energetic or forceful


high-power; high-powered; high-octane; high-voltage; high-energy

Context examples:

a high-octane sales manager / a high-octane marketing plan / high-powered executives / a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur


dynamic; dynamical (characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality)

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