nonfuel

adjective

non·​fu·​el ˌnän-ˈfyü(-ə)l How to pronounce nonfuel (audio)
: not relating to or used as fuel
nonfuel expenses
nonfuel minerals

Examples of nonfuel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web United’s capacity grew 3.1% in the quarter, while its fuel costs declined 8.7% and nonfuel costs fell 1.3%. Alison Sider, WSJ, 21 Jan. 2020 And according to the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, there is one convenience store for every 2,100 residents, with nonfuel sales of $205 billion. The Root, 12 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfuel was in 1899

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“Nonfuel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfuel. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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