Adjective: fuelled fyoo-uld
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: fueled)
Verb: fuel (fuelled,fuelling, or [US] fueled,fueling) fyoo(-u)l
- Heated, driven, or produced by burning fuel
"The Sun is fuelled by nuclear fusion";
- fueled [N. Amer]
- Provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
"fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"
- Provide as a source of energy or heat
"Oil fuels the furnace";
- Take in fuel, as of a ship
"The tanker fueled in Bahrain"
"fuel the debate on creationism"
See also: clean-burning, coal-burning, coal-fired, liquid-fueled, oil-fired, wood-burning, wood-fired
Type of: excite, furnish, provide, render, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, supply, take in, take up