Definition of Fuel oil

1. Noun. A petroleum product used for fuel.

Exact synonyms: Heating Oil
Generic synonyms: Fuel, Oil
Specialized synonyms: Gas Oil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fuel Oil

fuel-cell furnace
fuel cell
fuel cells
fuel consumption rate
fuel cycle
fuel filter
fuel gauge
fuel handling system
fuel indicator
fuel injection
fuel injection system
fuel level
fuel line
fuel molecule
fuel oil (current term)
fuel oils
fuel pod
fuel poverty
fuel station
fuel system
fuel tank
fuel tanks
fuel up
fueling station

Literary usage of Fuel oil

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In young orchards with the fruiting area low, practically double the quantity of fuel-oil as given will be necessary. The simple lard-pail type of heater, ..."

2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"fuel oil. — The recent development of oil wells in the Western and Gulf States, with the consequent enormous increase in production, has given a marked ..."

3. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1913)
"United States Navy and Merchant Marine "The third interesting use of fuel oil is for water navigation. In this the advance in 1911 was world wide. ..."

4. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1902)
"It is estimated by Mr. Clement A. Griscom, of the American Line, that by the use of fuel oil on their ships the boiler-room staff could be reduced 80 per ..."

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