Diesel

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Synonyms for Diesel

German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)

an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

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Given the low pretension on the mainspring, you can expect that performance to last for many years--especially since there will be no unwanted dieseling due to over-lubrication.
Oiling a gun with synthetic seals too frequently or too much at one time will cause dieseling and detonations.