A fuel other than gasoline for powering motor vehicles, such as natural gas, methanol, or electricity.
- In the late '80s and early '90s methanol was the alternative fuel of choice.
- As an alternative fuel, ‘bio-diesel’ is derived from canola, soy, corn, sunflower, etc.
- Even the way cars are powered has changed with the recent rise of diesel cars as well as LPG and other alternative fuels.
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Syllabification: al·ter·na·tive fu·el
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