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.
- fudge factor,
- fuego, tierra del,
- fuel air bomb,
- fuel cell,
- fuel element,
- fuel injection,
- fuel injector
Origin of fuel
Examples from the Web for fuelled
Tensions have been fuelled by the civil war next door in Syria.Assad Blamed For Beirut Car Bomb Assassination Of Lebanese Politician|Jamie Dettmer|December 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ethnic categories of Hutu and Tutsi that fuelled division and ultimately genocide have been banned.
That thought remained with him for years and fuelled his determination to show what it was like on “the other side.”
The modern day lens on Venice, though, is the Bellini fuelled art world circus that is the Biennale.
On the contrary, all vessels of the British Fleet must be kept fully supplied and fuelled at all times for extended cruising.The Victory At Sea|William Sowden Sims
- 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
Word Origin for fuel
early 14c., from Old French foaile "bundle of firewood," from Vulgar Latin legal term *focalia "right to demand material for making fire," neuter plural of Latin focalis "pertaining to a hearth," from focus "hearth" (see focus). Figurative use from 1570s.
1590s, from fuel (n.). Related: Fueled; fueling.
see add fuel to the fire.