[fyoo-uh l-i-fish-uh nt] /ˈfyu əl ɪˌfɪʃ ənt/
producing power, heat, etc., at a rate considered optimal with regard to the amount of fuel consumed.
- Fuel element
noun 1. a can containing nuclear fuel for use in a fission reactor
[fyoo-uh l] /ˈfyu əl/ noun 1. combustible matter used to maintain fire, as coal, wood, oil, or gas, in order to create heat or power. 2. something that gives nourishment; food. 3. an energy source for engines, power plants, or reactors: Kerosene is used as jet engine fuel. 4. something that sustains or encourages; stimulant: […]
[fyoo-uh l-in-jek-tid] /ˈfyu əl ɪnˌdʒɛk tɪd/ adjective 1. (of an engine) having fuel injection.
noun 1. the spraying of liquid fuel into the cylinders or combustion chambers of an engine. noun 1. a system for introducing atomized liquid fuel under pressure directly into the combustion chambers of an internal-combustion engine without the use of a carburettor