Definition of alternative fuel in English:

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alternative fuel



A fuel other than petrol or diesel for powering motor vehicles, such as natural gas, methanol, or electricity: alternative fuels have gained ground [mass noun]: vehicles running on alternative fuel
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  • 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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