Translation of fuel in Spanish:
- 1.1 u and c (for heating, lighting) combustible (masculine); (for engines) combustible (masculine), carburante (masculine) to add fuel to the flames o fire echar leña al fuego (before noun/delante del nombre) fuel crisis crisis (feminine) energética fuel policy política (feminine) energéticaExample sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (stimulus) acicate (masculine)
- The main imports are raw materials, petroleum-based fuels, and consumer goods.
- In 50 years' time there will be very little in the way of fuels to heat, cool, light and power the homes of a rising population, in Australia and worldwide.
- Almost all of the fuels used for transportation and the majority of the fuels used for heat and electricity come from petroleum products.
- The latest record by the David Lowery-led Cracker adds fuel to the argument that Americans don't understand irony.
- They are experienced enough to know how timing and careful selection of language can add fuel to inflamed prejudices.
- Although neither my friends nor myself ever owned one, these toy robots were fuel for the imagination.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)
- 1 (provide fuel for) [ship/plane] abastecer* de combustible; [stove/furnace] alimentar
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)
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