verb (refuels, refuelling, refuelled; US refuels, refueling, refueled)[with object]
- 1Supply (a vehicle) with more fuel: the authorities agreed to refuel the planeMore example sentences
- The cost of charging an electric car is small compared to that of refuelling a vehicle that runs an internal combustion engine.
- Rather than try and refuel the van he decided to simply take another vehicle.
- The Dublin pilot had just refuelled his helicopter at Kerry airport and was heading to Tralee racecourse to pick up three passengers on a return trip to Dublin when the accident occurred.
- 1.1 [no object] (Of a vehicle) be supplied with more fuel: the chopper went to refuelMore example sentences
- Buses could refuel at a central depot, making fuel supply and storage less of an issue.
- She wanted to know whether Amnesty International was protesting at Shannon Airport when American troop carriers were refuelling with the permission of the Irish Government.
- Irish musicians are hoping their plea to stop US military aircraft refuelling at Shannon will strike the right chord with the Government.
More definitions of refuelDefinition of refuel in:
- The US English dictionary