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noun as in something providing energy

verb as in give energy to


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Instead, Johnson and co-founder and CTO Julie Blumreiter have developed a way to modify the internal components of the engine to alter its thermodynamics to be able to quickly ignite and combust decarbonized fuels.

That’s the ongoing power of the fossil fuel industry at work.

From Vox

It’s also risky to do prescribed burns or allow natural fires to rage, since the fuels are so built up in many places, Westerling says.

Even if solar and wind power continue to grow rapidly, they simply can’t displace the vast quantities of fossil fuels used to run industrial processes or generate electricity.

Nikola said Hindenburg took a comment made by an employee of Robert Bosch GmbH, a supplier and investor in the company, out of context and underestimated its capabilities to produce hydrogen for its fuel cell-powered trucks.

From Fortune

But Sanders, a representative of the Northeastern vacation state of Vermont, also opposes fossil fuel development.

Added fuel to the fire, he said—as in, the fire was already burning.

The company also converts the gas into a liquid fuel that can run vehicles in its fleet.

Adding fuel to the fire was an often ugly war of words between Mr. Gelb and the unions, both in the press and on social media.

As they passed the runway, bullets shot up from the tall grass, puncturing a fuel tank.

The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.

Adequate, of course; no sense in taking chances with lives that cost so much fuel to bring here.

She arrived in Liverpool on the 22d June, having consumed her fuel in ten days.

The mountains are covered with wood fit for fuel, mining, architecture, and machinery.

Sometimes the sheds are built near the woods where fuel can be procured, and in the immediate vicinity of the tobacco field.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fuel, such as: ammunition, electricity, food, gas, material, and combustible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.