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synfuels

[ (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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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
The cost of synfuels is presently too high to make them commercially attractive.
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