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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About 238,540 pounds of fuelThat was the quantity of fuel that the aircraft had on board for Subramaniam’s flight from Singapore to New York last week.The world’s longest commercial flights, by the numbers|Rob Verger|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
The fuel is at a “pivotal moment,” according to the IEA’s executive director, Fatih Birol.
The university’s plan shows a complete divestment from fossil fuel companies over the next 10 years.Georgetown University to power campus with electricity from solar plants|Lauren Lumpkin|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The same survey found 59% of respondents want to see renewable energy play a bigger role in the country’s post-pandemic recovery, but last month Canberra rolled out a raft of recovery policies that support growth in gas and other fossil fuels.A carbon neutral future is taking shape in Asia, and Australia needs to catch up|eamonbarrett|October 29, 2020|Fortune
At least theoretically, Moon water could be mined and then separated into hydrogen and oxygen, with the former being used for fuel.New 3D moon models show it might hold up to 15,000 miles of frozen water|Kat Eschner|October 27, 2020|Popular Science
But concern about the lake is fuelling hostilities that could prove problematic for the government and investors.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Torabi put equal blame on international aid and military organizations for fuelling the cycle of corruption.
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.