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Noun fuel has 1 sense
  1. fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
    --1 is a kind of
    substance, matter
    --1 has particulars:
     biomass; butane; charcoal, wood coal; coal gas; coke; diesel oil, diesel fuel; fossil fuel; fuel oil, heating oil; gasohol; gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol; illuminant; kerosene, kerosine, lamp oil, coal oil; methanol, methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood spirit; nuclear fuel; propane; red fire; combustible, combustible material; water gas; firewood; igniter, ignitor, lighter
    Derived forms: verb fuel3, verb fuel2, verb fuel1
Verb fuel has 4 senses
  1. fuel - provide with a combustible substance that provides emergy; "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"
    --1 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun fuel1, noun fueling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. fuel, fire - provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"
    --2 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun fuel1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. fuel - take in fuel, as of a ship; "The tanker fueled in Bahrain"
    --3 is one way to
    take in, take up
    Derived forms: noun fuel1, noun fueling1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. fuel - stimulate; "fuel the debate on creationism"
    --4 is one way to
    stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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