fuel


fuel
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noun
ADJECTIVE
clean, smokeless (BrE), unleaded
fossil, nuclear
diesel, hydrogen
liquid, solid
domestic (esp. BrE), household
aviation, jet, rocket
spent

The plant reprocesses spent fuel from nuclear power stations.

renewable
alternative, conventional
VERB + FUEL
burn, consume, run on, use

power stations which burn fossil fuels

What sort of fuel does the car run on?

ignite
burn sth as, use sth as

The power plant burns sugar cane as fuel.

conserve, save
waste
produce, provide
process, reprocess
dump (= of an aircraft)
FUEL + NOUN
bill, costs, prices
consumption

a car with high fuel consumption

economy, efficiency

The engine gives good fuel economy.

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supply
gauge, pump, tank
cell
tanker, truck
oil
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verb
Fuel is used with these nouns as the object: ↑anger, ↑appetite, ↑backlash, ↑belief, ↑boom, ↑controversy, ↑debate, ↑demand, ↑desire, ↑discontent, ↑economy, ↑expansion, ↑fantasy, ↑fear, ↑fire, ↑flame, ↑frenzy, ↑growth, ↑hatred, ↑hysteria, ↑imagination, ↑inflation, ↑mistrust, ↑movement, ↑paranoia, ↑passion, ↑perception, ↑rage, ↑resentment, ↑rumour, ↑speculation, ↑suspicion, ↑violence

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  • fuel — fuel …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • fuel — [ fjul ] n. m. • 1944; fuel oil 1921; mot angl. « huile combustible » ♦ Anglic. Mazout. ⇒ fioul. ● fuel ou fuel oil nom masculin (anglais fuel, combustible, et oil, huile) Combustible liquide, brun foncé ou noir, plus ou moins visqueux, provenant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fuel — Fu el, n. [OF. fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. focalium, focale, fr. L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LL., fire. See {Focus}.] [Formerly written also {fewel.}] 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuel — Fu el, v. t. 1. To feed with fuel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Never, alas I the dreadful name, That fuels the infernal flame. Cowley. [1913 Webster] 2. To store or furnish with fuel or firing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Well watered and well fueled. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuel — (englisch für Treibstoff) bezeichnet: Fuel (Computerspiel), ein Computerspiel Fuel (Band), eine US amerikanische Band ein Lied von Metallica auf dem Album ReLoad (Metallica) ein Album von Raised Fist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fuel — Fuel: Fuel (песня)  сингл американской рок группы Metallica. Fuel (игра)  видеоигра в жанре автомобильных гонок …   Википедия

  • fuel — s. m. 1. Combustível líquido marrom escuro ou preto, mais ou menos viscoso, proveniente da destilação do petróleo bruto. 2. fuel doméstico: gasóleo de aquecimento, de cor vermelha para se distinguir do carburante. = MAZUTE • Sinônimo geral: FUEL… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • fuel — o fuel oil (del inglés) sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Combustible que procede del refinado y destilación del petróleo: El fuel se utiliza, sobre todo, como combustible para la cale facción …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • fuel — [fyo͞o′əl, fyo͞ol] n. [ME fewell < OFr fouaille < ML fuale, focale < foca, hearth, for L focus, fireplace: see FOCUS] 1. any material, as coal, oil, gas, wood, etc., burned to supply heat or power 2. fissile material from which nuclear… …   English World dictionary

  • fuel up — [phrasal verb] : to put fuel into a car, airplane, etc. They fueled up for their long journey home. • • • Main Entry: ↑fuel …   Useful english dictionary

  • fuel — [n] something providing energy ammunition, combustible, electricity, encouragement, food, gas, incitement, juice, material, means, nourishment, propellant, provocation; concepts 467,520,523,661 fuel [v] give energy to charge, fan, feed, fill ‘er… …   New thesaurus


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