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A liquid or liquefiable petroleum product that is used to generate heat or power.
(Elements & Compounds) a liquid petroleum product having a flash point above 37.8°C: used as a substitute for coal in industrial furnaces, domestic heaters, ships, and locomotives
an oil used for fuel, esp. one used as a substitute for coal, as crude petroleum.
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|Noun||1.||fuel oil - a petroleum product used for fuel |
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
gas oil - an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity