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fu·el

fuel

 
 
pronunciation:
fyul
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: anything such as wood or gasoline that is burned as a source of energy.
A car cannot operate without fuel.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fuels, fueling, fueled
definition: to provide or add a source of energy to.
Natural gas fuels our stove and our furnace.
derivation: fueler (n.)
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