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a domestic or industrial fuel, such as coal or coke, that is a solid rather than an oil or gas
Also called: solid propellant a rocket fuel that is a solid rather than a liquid or a gas
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Words nearby solid fuel
solidago, solid angle, solidarity, solidarize, solidary, solid fuel, solid geometry, solidification, solidify, solid injection, solidity
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How to use solid fuel in a sentence
Solid-fuel launchers exploded and blasted the lifeboat clear of the parent ship.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
Very numerous attempts have, however, been made to construct internal-combustion engines to burn solid fuel instead of gas.
The instant and great rise in temperature of the furnace, and the greater stability of the solid fuel used, are extraordinary.
The question arises, In what form ought solid fuel to be—ought it to be in lumps or in powder?
No crude combustion of solid fuel can give ultimate perfection.