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synfuel Syllabification: syn·fu·el
Pronunciation: /ˈsinˌfyo͞oəl/

Definition of synfuel in English:


Fuel made from coal, corn, etc., as a substitute for a petroleum product.
Example sentences
  • The removal of the nonhydrocarbons from the synfuel enhances its eventual use as a fuel, e.g., a jet fuel.
  • As an example, synfuels released nearly twice as much carbon into the atmosphere as conventional fuels.
  • Companies say that synfuels could become an important energy source sooner if the U.S. government lends a hand.
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