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fuel

noun uk   us   /fjʊəl/
B1 [C or U] a substance that is used to provide heat or power, usually by being burned: Wood, coal, oil, petrol and gas are all different kinds of fuel. Plutonium is a fuel used to produce nuclear energy. nuclear fuel unleaded fuel The new exhaust system, it is claimed, will lower fuel consumption. [U] anything that keeps people's ideas or feelings active, or makes them stronger: Reports in today's newspapers have added fuel to the controversy (= made it worse).
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fuel

verb [T] uk   us   /fjʊəl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to supply a system with a substance that can be burned to provide heat or power: Our heating is fuelled by gas. We have a gas-fuelled heating system. petrol/hydrogen-fuelled cars Something that fuels a feeling or a type of behaviour increases it or makes it stronger: The rapid promotion of the director's son has itself fuelled resentment within the company. The prime minister's speech fuelled speculation that she is about to resign.
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Traducciones de “fuel”
en árabe وَقود…
en coreano 연료…
in Malaysian minyak…
en francés combustible…
en turco sıvı yakıt, yakacak…
en italiano combustibile, carburante…
en chino (tradicionál) 燃料, 燃燒劑, 刺激因素…
en ruso топливо, горючее…
en polaco paliwo…
in Vietnamese chất đốt, nhiên liệu…
en español combustible…
en portugués combustível…
in Thai เชื้อเพลิง…
en alemán der Brennstoff…
en catalán combustible…
en japonés 燃料…
in Indonesian bahan bakar…
en chino (simplificado) 燃料, 燃烧剂, 刺激因素…
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