[ (sin-fyooh-uhlz) ]
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Short for synthetic fuels. Synfuels are substances made through the extraction of petroleum or coal from minerals found in the western United States.
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notes for synfuels
The cost of synfuels is presently too high to make them commercially attractive.
Words nearby synfuels
synergistically, synergy, synesis, synesthesia, synfuel, synfuels, syngamy, syngas, Synge, syngenesis, syngraft
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