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  Definition of fuel
  1. a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
  2. stimulate; "fuel the debate on creationism"
  3. take in fuel, as of a ship; "The tanker fueled in Bahrain"
  4. provide with a combustible substance that provides emergy; "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"
  5. provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"
Similar Words: fire

 

Hyponyms: biomass, butane, charcoal, wood coal, coal gas, coke, diesel oil, diesel fuel, fossil fuel, fuel oil, heating oil, gasohol, gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol, illuminant, kerosene, kerosine, lamp oil, coal oil, methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit, nuclear fuel, propane, red fire, combustible, combustible material, water gas, firewood, igniter, ignitor, lighter, refuel, gas up, bunker

 

Derivational Morphology: fire, fueling, refueling, flame, flaming

 

Anagrams: flue

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: brandstof   Finnish: polttoaine  
German: Brennstoff   Hebrew: דלק  
Indonesian: bahan bakar   Interlingua: combustibile  
Lithuanian: kuras   Norwegian: brensel  
Polish: paliwo   Portuguese: combustível  
Russian: топливо   Serbian: palivo  
Slovenian: gorivo   Swedish: bränsle  
Welsh: tanwydd  
 
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