fuel

01. Scientists are looking for a [fuel] which will produce energy without polluting the air.
02. Lower interest rates have [fuelled] a housing boom in the country.
03. We had to get the passenger out of the wrecked car before the [fuel] tank blew up.
04. The largest part of a rocket is simply a reservoir for holding the vast amounts of [fuel] needed to get the rocket past our Earth's gravitational pull.
05. The Prince's meeting with his old lover has once again [fuelled] divorce rumors.
06. The number of power stations [fuelled] by nuclear energy is expected to increase over the next few years.
07. Researchers are working on a vehicle which actually uses hydrogen [fuel], and produces water as exhaust.
08. Someone once said that teamwork is the [fuel] that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
09. Just twenty seconds' worth of [fuel] remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.
10. There is enough [fuel] in the tank of a jumbo jet to drive an average car around the world four times.
11. Next to wood, coal is the oldest of [fuels].
12. The first streetlamps in Canada, [fuelled] by whale oil, were installed in Montreal in 1815.
13. During the Second World War, kamikaze pilots departed with only enough [fuel] for a one-way trip.
14. Someone once remarked that making drugs illegal is an idealistic policy which, by ignoring the human desires [fuelling] drug use, only provides vast profits for pushers.
15. When [fuel] burns, it is transformed into energy.
16. A Chinese proverb observes that [fuel] is not sold in a forest, nor fish on a lake.
17. An expert recently noted that the world has gradually moved toward cleaner [fuels] - from wood to coal, from coal to oil, and from oil to natural gas.
18. Our increasing global population is [fueling] a demand for more and better food.
19. We'd better stop and [refuel] before we go any further. There isn't another gas station for over 50 miles.
20. Good food provides the body with premium [fuel] to perform at its peak.
21. The stars in our sky are slowly but surely using up all their [fuel].
22. Tom Hannah once remarked that tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that [fuels] lasting love.

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  • fuel — [ fjul ] n. m. • 1944; fuel oil 1921; mot angl. « huile combustible » ♦ Anglic. Mazout. ⇒ fioul. ● fuel ou fuel oil nom masculin (anglais fuel, combustible, et oil, huile) Combustible liquide, brun foncé ou noir, plus ou moins visqueux, provenant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fuel — Fu el, n. [OF. fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. focalium, focale, fr. L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LL., fire. See {Focus}.] [Formerly written also {fewel.}] 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuel — Fu el, v. t. 1. To feed with fuel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Never, alas I the dreadful name, That fuels the infernal flame. Cowley. [1913 Webster] 2. To store or furnish with fuel or firing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Well watered and well fueled. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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