Diesel has several possible meanings, of which most are related to
Rudolf Diesel's invention.
Technological terms related to Rudolf Diesel's engine
Diesel multiple unit
Biodiesel, a fuel for diesel engines, made from vegetable oil
* Diesel oil, lubrication oil for use in diesel engines, e.g. API CD spec.
Rudolf Diesel, the German engineer who invented the Diesel engine
Diezel Ky Braxton, the son of Toni Braxton
* Another name used by cartographer/illustrator
David S. LaForce
* Diesel, a character from The Railway Series
The Diesel (aka D261), another character in Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
Vin Diesel, an American actor
Diesel (film), a 1985 film directed by Robert Kramer
Johnny Diesel, an Australian rock singer (born Mark Lizotte, also known simply as Diesel)
Dieselboy, an American Darkstep Drum and Bass artist.
Diesel (band), a Dutch band who recorded "Sausalito Summernight".
* John Riggins, an NFL football player for the Washington Redskins (1970-80s), known as John "the Diesel"
Greg "Diesel" Williams, a two-time Brownlow Medallist in Australian-rules football, 1980s
Kevin Nash, and later Glen Jacobs, professional wrestlers, 1990s, both known as "Diesel"
Shaquille O'Neal, current Phoenix Suns center is known as "The Big Diesel", among other nicknames
Joe Riggs, a mixed martial artist nicknamed "Diesel"
Diesel S.p.A., a clothing company based in Molvena, Italy
Diesel Sweeties, the webcomic
Snakebite (Beer cocktail), some varieties of which are called "Diesel"
* Diesel, a brand name for 190 proof grain alcohol similar to, but less expensive than, the well-known brand Everclear
* Slang term for heroin
* Slang term for muscular
Diesel Energy Drink
* A brand of aftershave
* An illegal, highly vicious version of street hockey in the webcomic "Templar, Arizona"
* A strain of cannabis, with many variations
* A brand of sunglasses
* A slang term used in the Midwest for Budweiser beer
* A drink that is 50% beer and 50% coca-cola in Germany
* DIESEL, a programming language
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