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refuel

[ ree-fyoo-uhl ]
/ ri藞fyu 蓹l /
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verb (used with object), re路fu路eled, re路fu路el路ing or (especially British) re路fu路elled, re路fu路el路ling.
to supply again with fuel: to refuel an airplane.
verb (used without object), re路fu路eled, re路fu路el路ing or (especially British) re路fu路elled, re路fu路el路ling.
to take on a fresh supply of fuel: The plane refueled at Paris and flew on.
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Origin of refuel

First recorded in 1805鈥15; re- + fuel

OTHER WORDS FROM refuel

re路fu路el路a路ble, adjectivenon路re路fu路el路ing, adjectivenon路re路fu路el路ling, adjectiveun路re路fueled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for refuel

refuel
/ (ri藧藞fju藧蓹l) /

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
to supply or be supplied with fresh fuel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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