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  • nounsomething providing energy
  • verbgive energy to

synonyms for fuel

  • ammunition
  • electricity
  • food
  • gas
  • material
  • combustible
  • encouragement
  • incitement
  • juice
  • means
  • nourishment
  • propellant
  • provocation
See also synonyms for: fueled / fueling / fuels
  • feed
  • incite
  • inflame
  • sustain
  • charge
  • fan
  • fire
  • gas
  • nourish
  • service
  • supply
  • fill 'er up
  • fill up
  • gas up
  • stoke up
  • tank up
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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.
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That’s the ongoing power of the fossil fuel industry at work.
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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.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
TO CONFRONT THE CLIMATE CRISIS, THE US SHOULD LAUNCH A NATIONAL ENERGY INNOVATION MISSIONAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 15, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
NIKOLA RELEASES FULLER DENIAL OF SHORT SELLER HINDENBURG’S ALLEGATIONSRADMARYASEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
They help distinguish who is emitting now from who emitted in the past, who’s emitting more and less over time, and which fuels and activities are driving the change.
WHAT’S CAUSING CLIMATE CHANGE, IN 10 CHARTSDAVID ROBERTSSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
For example, if someone has just started to think about buying a new car, they’ll probably want to learn about its fuel economy, safety ratings, special features, and other similar car models.
HOW CONTENT CONSOLIDATION CAN HELP BOOST YOUR RANKINGSGEORGE NGUYENSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
For one thing, you want to triple-check that you have the right kind of fuel and you know how to light it.
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Both countries are scouting for fossil fuels in the azure waters there, where their overlapping territorial claims threaten to spark a conflict.
TURKEY’S PUSH FOR ENERGY SECURITY NEEDS MORE RENEWABLES THAN GASEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Shifting one hour ahead reduced the need for artificial light, in turn conserving fuel.
HAS DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME OUTLIVED ITS USEFULNESS?SHIRLEY CARSWELLNOVEMBER 5, 2019TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO FUEL

  • anthracite
  • ash
  • carbon
  • char
  • charcoal
  • cinder
  • culm
  • ember
  • fuel
  • scoria
  • slack
  • smut
  • spark
  • stoke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.