Definition of refuel
: to provide with additional fuel
: to take on additional fuel
Examples of refuel in a Sentence
The crew refueled the airplane.
The airplane landed to refuel.
Recent Examples of refuel from the Web
But there may come a day when sanitation vehicles pick up our leftovers, drive to one of the city’s 14 wastewater treatment plants, process the organics for digestion, then drive a few yards to refuel with compressed gas.
A police report seen by The Associated Press said the vehicle with the Rural Patrol Border Unit in Mangai in southern Kenya had been going to refuel when the bomb exploded.
The report seen by The Associated Press says the vehicle belonging to the Rural Patrol Border Unit in Mangai in southern Kenya had been going to refuel when the bomb exploded.
After the car is refueled, payment is made with a credit or debit card users have entered into the app.
C. Crane's QuickCharger refuels NiCad cells and the newer nickel-metal hydride ones, which last twice as long.
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First Known Use of refuel
REFUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of refuel for English Language Learners
: to add fuel to (an airplane, a truck, etc.)
REFUEL Defined for Kids
Definition of refuel for Students
: to provide with or take on more fuel
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