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Definition 1: a substance that can be consumed to produce energy - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where fuel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • more fuel is needed during the winter months
  • they developed alternative fuels for aircraft

(fuel is a kind of ...) a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

"shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

(... is a kind of fuel ) something that can serve as a source of light

(... is a kind of fuel ) a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters

(... is a kind of fuel ) a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol

(... is a kind of fuel ) fuel (such as uranium) that can be used in nuclear reactors as a source of electricity

(... is a kind of fuel ) colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum; used as a fuel

(... is a kind of fuel ) combustible material (usually salts of lithium or strontium) that burns bright red; used in flares and fireworks

(... is a kind of fuel ) a substance that can be burned to provide heat or power

(... is a kind of fuel ) a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with small amounts of other gases; made by blowing steam over hot coke or coal

(... is a kind of fuel ) wood used for fuel

"they collected and cut their own firewood"

(... is a kind of fuel ) a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

(... is a kind of fuel ) a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn

(... is a kind of fuel ) plant materials and animal waste used as fuel

(... is a kind of fuel ) occurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels

(... is a kind of fuel ) a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air

(... is a kind of fuel ) gaseous mixture produced by distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting

(... is a kind of fuel ) carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal

(... is a kind of fuel ) a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines

(... is a kind of fuel ) fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking

"put the kettle on the fire" "barbecue over an open fire"

(... is a kind of fuel ) fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content

(... is a kind of fuel ) a petroleum product used for fuel

(... is a kind of fuel ) a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire

Definition 2: stimulate - [verb of emotion]

Samples where fuel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fuel the debate on creationism

(fuel is a kind of ...) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

"These stories shook the community" "the civil war shook the country"

Definition 3: provide with a combustible substance that provides energy - [verb of possession]

Samples where fuel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

(fuel is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(... is a kind of fuel ) fill with gasoline

"Gas up the car"

(... is a kind of fuel ) provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars

(... is a kind of fuel ) fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

Definition 4: provide with fuel - [verb of possession]

Samples where fuel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Oil fires the furnace

Synonyms for fuel in the sense of this definition

(fuel is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

Definition 5: take in fuel, as of a ship - [verb of possession]

Samples where fuel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tanker fueled in Bahrain

(fuel is a kind of ...) accept

"The cloth takes up the liquid"

(... is a kind of fuel ) take on more fuel, as of a plane, ship, or car

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