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fu•el



Pronunciation: (fyOO'ul), [key]
n., v., -eled, -el•ing or (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling.


n.
1. combustible matter used to maintain fire, as coal, wood, oil, or gas, in order to create heat or power.
2. something that gives nourishment; food.
3. an energy source for engines, power plants, or reactors: Kerosene is used as jet engine fuel.
4. something that sustains or encourages; stimulant: Our discussion provided him with fuel for debate.

v.t.
to supply with fuel.

v.i.
to obtain or replenish fuel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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