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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fu·el /ˈfju(ə)l/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·el, v. t.
 1. To feed with fuel. [Obs.]
 Never, alas I the dreadful name,
 That fuels the infernal flame.   --Cowley.
 2. To store or furnish with fuel or firing. [Obs.]
    Well watered and well fueled.   --Sir H. Wotton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·el n.  [Formerly written also fewel.]
 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire; combustible matter used for fires, as wood, coal, peat, etc.
 2. Anything that serves to feed or increase passion or excitement.
 Artificial fuel, fuel consisting of small particles, as coal dust, sawdust, etc., consolidated into lumps or blocks.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more
          fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed
          alternative fuels for aircraft"
      v 1: provide with a combustible substance that provides emergy;
           "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"
      2: provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace" [syn: fire]
      3: take in fuel, as of a ship; "The tanker fueled in Bahrain"
      4: stimulate; "fuel the debate on creationism"
      [also: fuelling, fuelled]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Almost every kind of combustible matter was used for fuel, such
    as the withered stalks of herbs (Matt. 6:30), thorns (Ps. 58:9;
    Eccl. 7:6), animal excrements (Ezek. 4:12-15; 15:4, 6; 21:32).
    Wood or charcoal is much used still in all the towns of Syria
    and Egypt. It is largely brought from the region of Hebron to
    Jerusalem. (See COAL.)