Definition Of fuel


cause (a fire) to burn more intensely.

The fabric and wood fueled the flames while fire units worked to extinguish the blaze.

supply or power (an industrial plant, vehicle, or machine) with fuel.

the plan includes a hydroelectric plant to fuel a paper factory

Example Of fuel

  • A drought in Portugal is helping to fuel huge fires now.

  • About the simplest way to fuel an engine was to call in a tank wagon from the local Shell distributor and have him fill the switcher on the crew's 20-minute lunch break.

  • Adding liquid fuel could result in a flash fire.

  • Although neither my friends nor myself ever owned one, these toy robots were fuel for the imagination.

  • an engine with high fuel consumption

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