Cetane number (for diesel fuel)

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A number indicating the capacity of a diesel fuel to self-ignite without undue delay after injection.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM