- simple past tense and past participle of fuel
Variant of fuel
- any material, as coal, oil, gas, wood, etc., burned to supply heat or power
- fissile material from which nuclear energy can be obtained, as in a nuclear reactor
- anything that maintains or intensifies strong feeling, etc.
Origin of fuelMiddle English fewell ; from Old French fouaille ; from Medieval Latin fuale, focale ; from foca, hearth, for Classical Latin focus, fireplace: see focus
to get fuel