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fuel

1. noun TRANSP, IND, ECOL petrol, coal, oil etc used to generate energy2. noun information etc3. verb IND, AUTO, ECOL generate energy for sth4. verb IND, AUTO, ECOL be powered or driven by5. verb be caused by6. verb intensify7. verb TRANSP, AUTO, AERO, ETC take on fuel
phrases
1 noun TRANSP, IND, ECOL petrol, coal, oil etc used to generate energybreosla masc4  c m uthere was a fuel shortage bhí ganntanas breosla annthey keep an eye on fuel consumption coinníonn siad súil ar an méid breosla atá á ídiúfuel was running low bhí an breosla ag dul i ndíscfuel prices are rising again tá praghas an bhreosla ag ardú arísaviation fuel breosla eitlíochtaliquid fuel breosla leachtachsmokeless fuel breosla gan toitunleaded fuel breosla gan luaidhe
modifierbreosla gs as adj  c m uthe fuel industry tionscal an bhreosla
2 noun information etcábhar masc1  c m udon't give him more fuel for his criticism ná tabhair tuilleadh armlóin dó dá chuid cáintethe delay is adding fuel to speculation that she's resigning tá an mhoill ag cur leis an gcaint go bhfuil sí chun éirí as
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3 verb IND, AUTO, ECOL generate energy for sth TRANSITIVEbreoslaigh verb  c m utiomáin verb  c m uturf is used to fuel power stations úsáidtear móin chun stáisiúin chumhachta a thiomáint, úsáidtear móin mar bhreosla le haghaidh stáisiúin chumhachta 4 verb IND, AUTO, ECOL be powered or driven by TRANSITIVEthe boiler is fuelled by oil ola a thiomáineann an bruthaire, ola a úsáidtear sa bhruthaire 5 verb be caused by TRANSITIVEthe violence was fuelled by alcohol alcól ba chúis leis an bhforéigean 6 verb intensify TRANSITIVEcothaigh verb  c m uspreag verb  c m ugéaraigh verb  c m uthe increase in passenger numbers was fuelled by new routes bealaí nua a chothaigh an t-ardú i líon na bpaisinéiríthe story fuelled public interest in the case spreag an scéal suim an phobail sa chásdevaluation fuels inflation cuireann an díluacháil leis an mboilsciúthe discovery of the ammunition has fuelled concern tá méadaithe ar an imní ó fuarthas an t-armlónthe legislation will fuel the anger of consumers géaróidh an reachtaíocht fearg na dtomhaltóirí 7 verb TRANSP, AUTO, AERO, ETC take on fuel
INTRANSITIVEbreoslaigh verb  c m ubreosla a fháilI stopped to fuel up stop mé chun breosla a fháil
TRANSITIVEbreosla a chur i
phrases

to add fuel to the fire

(also

to add fuel to the flames

) an t-achrann a fhadúcúrsaí a dhéanamh níos measaola a chur ar an tine

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