fuel oil

  1. an oil used for fuel, especially one used as a substitute for coal, as crude petroleum.

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How to use fuel oil in a sentence

  • fuel oil for the engines, and even lubricating oil, could be sent from the tender to the submarine in a very simple manner.

  • Another feature is harmonizing the fuel oil and the lubricating oil so that one will not counteract the effects of the other.

    Farm Mechanics | Herbert A. Shearer

British Dictionary definitions for fuel oil

fuel oil

  1. a liquid petroleum product having a flash point above 37.8°C: used as a substitute for coal in industrial furnaces, domestic heaters, ships, and locomotives

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