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synonyms for fossil fuel

  • hydrocarbon deposit
  • nonrenewable energy
  • nonrenewable fuel source
See also synonyms for: fossil fuels
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The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Adequate, of course; no sense in taking chances with lives that cost so much fuel to bring here.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
She arrived in Liverpool on the 22d June, having consumed her fuel in ten days.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The mountains are covered with wood fit for fuel, mining, architecture, and machinery.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Sometimes the sheds are built near the woods where fuel can be procured, and in the immediate vicinity of the tobacco field.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It weighs less per horse power, takes up less room and requires less fuel per hour than any other reliable motor.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
To those who are unaccustomed to view fossil remains the dimensions of some of these seem almost incredible.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
For example, a dreadful influenza epidemic occurred followed by a severe fuel shortage due to a railroad strike.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The fossil record is too incomplete to reveal the time when the two tribes diverged.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
Angry words are fuel to the flame of wrath, and make it blaze more fiercely.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO FOSSIL FUEL

  • crude oil
  • fossil fuel
  • fuel
  • gas
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • naphtha
  • natural gas
  • petrol
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