fuel

fuel
'fjuəl
1. noun
(any substance by which a fire, engine etc is made to work (eg coal, oil, petrol): The machine ran out of fuel.) combustible

2. verb
(to give or take fuel: The tanker will leave when it has finished fuelling / being fuelled.) abastecer de combustible
fuel n combustible

fuel,
fuel-oil sustantivo masculino
fuel oil
fuel, fuel-oil sustantivo masculino fuel oil 'fuel' also found in these entries: Spanish: carburante - combustible - deyección - fuel-oil - leña - pábulo - alimentación - alimentar - cargar - energético - gas-oil English: fossil fuel - fuel - fuel injection - fuel oil - gauge - coke - diesel - eat - fill - garage - gas - ignite - leaded - lead - log - oil - save - siphon - smokeless - use - waste
fuel
tr[fjʊəl]
noun
1 (gen) combustible nombre masculino
2 (for motors) carburante nombre masculino
3 figurative use pábulo
transitive verb
1 (plane) abastecer de combustible; (car) echar gasolina
2 figurative use (make worse) empeorar; (encourage) alimentar
the rumours of riots were fuelled by the press la prensa alimentó los rumores de disturbios
intransitive verb
1 abastecerse de combustible, repostar
planes must fuel before departure los aviones deben abastecerse de combustible antes de despegar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to add fuel to the flames echar leña al fuego
fuel ['fju:əl] vt, -eled or -elled ; -eling or -elling
1) : abastecer de combustible
2) stimulate: estimular
fuel n
: combustible m, carburante m (para motores)
fuel (Tinder)
n.
yesca s.f.
n.
carburante (Automóvil) s.m.
combustible (Automóvil) s.m.
fomento s.m.
v.
aprovisionar de combustible v.

I 'fjuːəl
mass & count noun (for heating, lighting) combustible m; (for engines) combustible m, carburante m

to add fuel to the flames o fire — echar leña al fuego


II
transitive verb BrE -ll-
1) (provide fuel for) \<\<ship/plane\>\> abastecer* de combustible; \<\<stove/furnace\>\> alimentar
2) (stimulate) \<\<hope/passion\>\> alimentar; \<\<debate\>\> avivar; \<\<fear\>\> exacerbar
[fjʊǝl]
1. N
1) (gen) combustible m ; (for engine) carburante m ; (specifically coal) carbón m ; (=wood) leña f
2) (fig) pábulo m
- add fuel to the flames
2. VT
1) [+ furnace etc] alimentar; [+ aircraft, ship etc] repostar
2) (fig) [+ speculation etc] estimular, provocar; [+ dispute] avivar, acalorar
3.
VI [aircraft, ship] repostar
4.
CPD

fuel cap N — (Aut) tapa f del depósito de gasolina

fuel cell N — célula f de combustible

fuel crisis N — crisis f inv energética

fuel efficiency N — rendimiento m de combustible

fuel gauge N[of car] indicador m de combustible

fuel injection (engine) N — motor m de inyección

fuel needs NPL — necesidades fpl energéticas

fuel oil N — fuel oil m , mazut m

fuel policy N — política f energética

fuel pump N — (Aut) surtidor m de gasolina

fuel tank N — depósito m (de combustible)

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I ['fjuːəl]
mass & count noun (for heating, lighting) combustible m; (for engines) combustible m, carburante m

to add fuel to the flames o fire — echar leña al fuego


II
transitive verb BrE -ll-
1) (provide fuel for) \<\<ship/plane\>\> abastecer* de combustible; \<\<stove/furnace\>\> alimentar
2) (stimulate) \<\<hope/passion\>\> alimentar; \<\<debate\>\> avivar; \<\<fear\>\> exacerbar

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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