FUEL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of fuel
Definition:
n. substance that can be consumed to produce energy
Example:
The newspaper article provided him with fuel for his speech.
Sentence in Classic:
Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But a little further on he saw infantry regiments with their arms piled and the soldiers, only partly dressed, eating their rye porridge and carrying fuel.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Time went on in Coketown like its own machinery: so much material wrought up, so much fuel consumed, so many powers worn out, so much money made.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
It is very necessary, however, that every colony should have common pasturage where all may send their cattle to graze, as well as woods where they may cut fuel; for without such conveniences no colony can maintain itself.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
While the one struck a light with a flint and steel, the other disposed the charcoal in the large rusty grate which we have already mentioned, and exercised the bellows until the fuel came to a red glow.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
And it was to be fed with a new fuel, that burnt in small quantities at a great heat, under peculiar conditions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
At the period of our arrival at the Island, the heaviest storage of the Pequod had been almost completed; comprising her beef, bread, water, fuel, and iron hoops and staves.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
With a speaker, or stake, he tossed the outlying scraps of fuel into the conflagration, looking at the midst of the pile, occasionally lifting his eyes to measure the height of the flame, or to follow the great sparks which rose with it and sailed away into darkness.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
At once Achates struck a spark from the flint and caught the fire on leaves, and laying dry fuel round kindled it into flame.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Just then fresh fuel was added to the fire, and a powerful light penetrated even to that distant spot.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Ulysses has died in a far country, and it is a pity you are not dead along with him, instead of prating here about omens and adding fuel to the anger of Telemachus which is fierce enough as it is.
The Odyssey By Homer Context