verb (used with object), fu·eled, fu·el·ing or (especially British) fu·elled, fu·el·ling.
verb (used without object), fu·eled, fu·el·ing or (especially British) fu·elled, fu·el·ling.
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Instead, Johnson and co-founder and CTO Julie Blumreiter have developed a way to modify the internal components of the engine to alter its thermodynamics to be able to quickly ignite and combust decarbonized fuels.ClearFlame Engine Technologies takes aim at cleaning up diesel engines|Kirsten Korosec|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
That’s the ongoing power of the fossil fuel industry at work.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.|Sigal Samuel|September 17, 2020|Vox
It’s also risky to do prescribed burns or allow natural fires to rage, since the fuels are so built up in many places, Westerling says.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Even if solar and wind power continue to grow rapidly, they simply can’t displace the vast quantities of fossil fuels used to run industrial processes or generate electricity.To confront the climate crisis, the US should launch a National Energy Innovation Mission|Amy Nordrum|September 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Nikola said Hindenburg took a comment made by an employee of Robert Bosch GmbH, a supplier and investor in the company, out of context and underestimated its capabilities to produce hydrogen for its fuel cell-powered trucks.Nikola releases fuller denial of short seller Hindenburg’s allegations|radmarya|September 14, 2020|Fortune
But Sanders, a representative of the Northeastern vacation state of Vermont, also opposes fossil fuel development.
Added fuel to the fire, he said—as in, the fire was already burning.
The company also converts the gas into a liquid fuel that can run vehicles in its fleet.
Adding fuel to the fire was an often ugly war of words between Mr. Gelb and the unions, both in the press and on social media.
As they passed the runway, bullets shot up from the tall grass, puncturing a fuel tank.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Adequate, of course; no sense in taking chances with lives that cost so much fuel to bring here.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
She arrived in Liverpool on the 22d June, having consumed her fuel in ten days.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The mountains are covered with wood fit for fuel, mining, architecture, and machinery.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Sometimes the sheds are built near the woods where fuel can be procured, and in the immediate vicinity of the tobacco field.
British Dictionary definitions for fuel
- the material, containing a fissile substance, such as uranium-235, that produces energy in a nuclear reactor
- a substance that releases energy in a fusion reactor
verb fuels, fuelling or fuelled or US fuels, fueling or fueled
Derived forms of fuelfueller or US fueler, noun
Word Origin for fuel
Scientific definitions for fuel
Idioms and Phrases with fuel
see add fuel to the fire.