Artificial fuel
Fuel Fu"el, n. [OF. fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. focalium, focale, fr. L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LL., fire. See {Focus}.] [Formerly written also {fewel.}] 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire; combustible matter used for fires, as wood, coal, peat, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. Anything that serves to feed or increase passion or excitement. [1913 Webster]

{Artificial fuel}, fuel consisting of small particles, as coal dust, sawdust, etc., consolidated into lumps or blocks. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • artificial fuel — dirbtinis kuras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gamtinio kuro perdirbimo produktas. atitikmenys: angl. artificial fuel; prepared fuel rus. искусственное топливо …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • artificial fuel — Смотри искусственное топливо …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Fuel — Fu el, n. [OF. fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. focalium, focale, fr. L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LL., fire. See {Focus}.] [Formerly written also {fewel.}] 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artificial gravity — is a simulation of gravity in outer space or free fall. Artificial gravity is desirable for long term space travel for ease of mobility and to avoid the adverse health effects of weightlessness.MethodsArtificial gravity could be created in… …   Wikipedia

  • artificial — artificial, factitious, synthetic, ersatz mean not brought into being by nature but by human art or effort or by some process of manufacture. They are not often interchangeable because of differences in some of their implications and in their… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Artificial photosynthesis — is a research field that attempts to replicate the natural process of photosynthesis, converting sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and oxygen. Sometimes splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen by using sunlight energy is also …   Wikipedia

  • Artificial intelligence — AI redirects here. For other uses, see Ai. For other uses, see Artificial intelligence (disambiguation). TOPIO, a humanoid robot, played table tennis at Tokyo International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2009.[1] Artificial intelligence ( …   Wikipedia

  • fuel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Combustible material Nouns 1. fuel, firing, combustible; inflammable, burnable; ignite; fossil fuel; solar, nuclear, etc. energy. See heat, power. 2. peat, turf; [bituminous, soft, anthracite, hard,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Artificial membrane — An artificial membrane, also called a synthetic membrane, is a membrane prepared for separation tasks in laboratory and industry. Its active part, which permits selective transport of material, usually consists of polymers or ceramics, seldom… …   Wikipedia

  • prepared fuel — dirbtinis kuras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gamtinio kuro perdirbimo produktas. atitikmenys: angl. artificial fuel; prepared fuel rus. искусственное топливо …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”