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Etymology

Old French: feuaile , from 1200 up to 1500 = 'ce qui alimente le feu'

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
fuel

Plural
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  1. a flammable substance
  2. a substance consumed to power an engine through the release of chemical or nuclear energy
  3. a substance used by a machine or a process to produce energy or power

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to fuel

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to fuel (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

Infinitive
to fuel

Third person singular
fuell

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to fuel (third-person singular simple present fuell, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to provide fuel
  2. to exacerbate, to cause to grow or become greater

Usage notes

  • fuelled and fuelling are mainly British spellings.

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