When considering fuel, let's take the example of gasoline.
With regards to ethanol as a fuel source, it isn't as energy dense as gasoline or diesel.
Improving the fuel efficiency of vehicles would reduce gasoline consumption.
He threw gasoline on the fires of that hatred with utter abandon.
He had gotten a job as a gasoline service station attendant.
There were protests-Californians stuck their gasoline credit cards on skewers and lit them on fire-followed by new horrors.
Towns shrank and cities grew as gasoline-powered automobiles vastly expanded the possibilities of personal mobility.
It is about continuing are dependence on foreign oil, but collecting huge gasoline taxes for use in buying votes.
Crude oil and gasoline prices are near an all-time high.
There's the whoosh and honking of traffic, and the smell of diesel and gasoline fumes rising in the air.
British Dictionary definitions for gasoline
(US & Canadian) any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used as a solvent and a fuel for internal-combustion engines. Usually petrol also contains additives such as antiknock compounds and corrosion inhibitors Also called (esp in Britain) petrol
1864 (alternative spelling gasolene is from 1865), from gas + -ol (probably here representing Latin oleum "oil") + chemical suffix -ine (2). Shortened form gas was in common use in U.S. by 1897. Gas station as a fuel filling station for automobiles recorded by 1924.
(gās'ə-lēn') A highly flammable mixture of liquid hydrocarbons that are derived from petroleum. The hydrocarbons in gasoline contain between five and eight carbon atoms. Gasoline is used as a fuel for internal-combustion engines in automobiles, motorcycles, and small trucks.