follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

alternative fuel

noun
1.
a vehicular fuel that is not entirely derived from petroleum, as natural gas, hydrogen, or an alcohol mixture:
the environmental benefits of alternative fuels.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for alter-native fuel
noun

a fuel other than gasoline or diesel for powering motor vehicles, often with improved energy efficiency and pollution reduction features

Examples

Electricity, natural gas, hydrogen, and fuel cells are examples of alternative fuel.

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for alter

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends