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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A material such as wood, coal, gas, or oil burned to produce heat or power.

Usage examples (31)
  • They ran out of fuel for the camping stove.
  • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars
  • More fuel is needed during the winter months
  • fuel the debate on creationism for more
Tutoring comment
  • Only a "fool" (a stupid person or act) would start out on a road trip without making sure the gas tank is "full" (complete; entire) of "fuel." (something that creates energy, such as gasoline)
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