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  1. fuelverb

    a substance that can be consumed to produce energy

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

  2. fuelverb

    provide with a combustible substance that provides energy

    "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"


  3. fuel, fireverb

    provide with fuel

    "Oil fires the furnace"

    send away, kindle, raise, provoke, burn down, burn, open fire, sack, terminate, discharge, give the sack, force out, enkindle, dismiss, displace, can, evoke, elicit, give notice, go off, give the axe, fire, arouse

  4. fuelverb

    take in fuel, as of a ship

    "The tanker fueled in Bahrain"


  5. fuelverb


    "fuel the debate on creationism"


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  1. Mark Tregellas:

    The electricity is slowly coming back but everyone is reliant on generators, and fuel for those is very limited, people have now run out of petrol so most in the town are now riding on bicycles.

  2. Marie Newman from Illinois third:

    Dan Lipinski and Dan Lipinski dwindling circle of fossil-fuel funded Democrats are a threat to the Democratic Party truly being a party of the people.

  3. Jim Ace of environmental group:

    All large cruise ships burn huge volumes of the dirtiest, cheapest fuel available, cruise ship companies could have used the COVID shutdown to address their impacts on public health and the environment. Instead, they scrapped a few of their oldest ships and raised cash to stay alive.

  4. An Afghan government official:

    The president has appointed a delegation to investigate all logistics contracts, including fuel.

  5. Mohamud Farah:

    Unless we get battery storage, we cannot stop using fossil fuel, and the cost per kilowatt hour when we get the 100 MW will still depend on storage batteries.

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