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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 oc·tane /ˈɑkˌten/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 oc·tane n.  Chem. Any one of a group of metametric hydrocarbons (C8H18) of the methane (paraffin) series.  The most important is a colorless, volatile, inflammable liquid, found in petroleum, and a constituent of gasoline or ligroin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and
          used as a fuel and solvent