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synonyms for fossil fuels

  • hydrocarbon deposit
  • nonrenewable energy
  • nonrenewable fuel source
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To those who are unaccustomed to view fossil remains the dimensions of some of these seem almost incredible.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
The fossil record is too incomplete to reveal the time when the two tribes diverged.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
Automatically controlled heat application to ensure complete vaporization of fuels.
MARVEL CARBURETER AND HEAT CONTROLANONYMOUS
From the discovery of immense fossil bones of mastodons and other extinct species.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
This chapter ought not to be concluded without a short notice of that remarkable rain known to geologists as “fossil rain.”
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
The fossil record of the kangaroo rats is so scanty that one can but speculate on the evolutionary sequence.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
Fossil beliefs of the most widely separated ages may be found jumbled together in the same story.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
They fell into the habit of visiting the old quarry and pawing over the fragments in search of fossil specimens.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Fossil remains, of great interest to geologists, have been discovered in great quantities.
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
The marine acid is procured from common salt by the vitriolic acid, which unites with its base, the fossil alkali.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
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