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refuel

[ree-fyoo-uh l] /riˈfyu əl/
verb (used with object), refueled, refueling or (especially British) refuelled, refuelling.
1.
to supply again with fuel:
to refuel an airplane.
verb (used without object), refueled, refueling or (especially British) refuelled, refuelling.
2.
to take on a fresh supply of fuel:
The plane refueled at Paris and flew on.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; re- + fuel
Related forms
refuelable, adjective
nonrefueling, adjective
nonrefuelling, adjective
unrefueled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for re fuel

refuel

/riːˈfjuːəl/
verb -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
1.
to supply or be supplied with fresh fuel
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Word Origin and History for re fuel

refuel

v.

also re-fuel, 1811, from re- "again" + fuel (v.). Originally in a spiritual sense. Related: Refueled; refuelling.

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