fuel definition

  • noun:
    • some thing used to make power, especially:
    • A material including wood, coal, fuel, or oil burned to make heat or power.
    • Fissionable material used in a nuclear reactor.
    • Nutritive product metabolized by an income organism; meals.
    • Something that keeps or encourages an activity or feeling: "Money is the fuel of a volunteer organization” ( Natalie de Combray).
    • Substance consumed to provide power through burning, or through substance or nuclear effect.
    • Substance that provides nourishment for a full time income system; food.
    • a thing that promotes, motivates or maintains an action.
    • Any matter regularly create heat by burning; whatever nourishes fire; combustible matter employed for fires, as lumber, coal, peat, etc.
    • Anything that acts to give or boost enthusiasm or pleasure.
    • Any matter which serves by combustion when it comes to production of fire; combustible matter, as lumber, coal, peat, oil, etc.
    • Figuratively, something that serves to give or increase something conceived as analogous to fire, as enthusiasm or mental excitement.
    • a substance that can be used to make energy
    • Something consumed to create power, especially:
    • A material such timber, coal, gas, or oil burned to create temperature or power.
    • Fissionable material utilized in a nuclear reactor.
    • Nutritive material metabolized by a full time income organism; meals.
    • something which maintains or stimulates a task or feeling: "cash is the fuel of a volunteer company” ( Natalie de Combray).
    • Substance ingested to produce power through burning, or through chemical or atomic effect.
    • Substance that delivers nourishment for a living system; food.
    • something which promotes, promotes or keeps an action.
    • Any matter regularly produce heat by burning; what nourishes fire; combustible matter used for fires, as lumber, coal, peat, etc.
    • Anything that acts to feed or boost enthusiasm or pleasure.
    • Any matter which acts by burning for the production of fire; combustible matter, as wood, coal, peat, oil, etc.
    • Figuratively, whatever serves to give or boost one thing conceived as analogous to fire, as enthusiasm or psychological pleasure.
    • a substance which can be consumed to make power
  • verb-transitive:
    • to give with gas.
    • To support or stimulate the game or existence of: rhetoric that fueled the dissenters.
    • To feed with fuel.
    • to keep or furnish with gas or firing.
    • to supply with fuel.
    • to aid or stimulate the activity or existence of: rhetoric that fueled the dissenters.
    • To feed with gas.
    • To store or provide with gas or firing.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To take in gasoline.
    • To take in fuel.
  • verb:
    • to provide gasoline
    • to exacerbate, resulting in to grow or come to be greater
    • supply with gasoline
    • offer with a combustible substance providing you with power
    • stimulate
    • take-in gas, since a ship
    • to offer fuel
    • to exacerbate, to cause to grow or become better
    • provide with fuel
    • provide with a combustible substance providing you with energy
    • stimulate
    • take-in gas, by a ship
  • others:
    • To feed or provide with gasoline or combustible matter.
    • To feed or furnish with gas or combustible matter.

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