Definition of fuel oil in English:

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fuel oil

Pronunciation: /ˈfyo͞o(ə)l ˌoil/

noun

Oil used as fuel in an engine or furnace.
Example sentences
  • The refined products, to include gasoline, kerosene, diesel and fuel oil, are intended for Indonesian domestic consumption.
  • The car bomb was believed to be made of a potent mix of dynamite, ammonium nitrate and a petroleum product such as fuel oil, a US intelligence official said in Washington.
  • An oil slick was found in the Pacific Ocean off Kochi Prefecture on Sunday and the coast guard office in Kobe later concluded the oil is a mixture of fuel oil and engine lubricant.
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