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  • 1Fuel starvation — and fuel exhaustion (sometimes referred to as fuel depletion) are problems that can affect internal combustion engines fuelled by either diesel, kerosene, petroleum or any other combustible liquid or gas. If no fuel is available for an engine to… …

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  • 2Fuel injection — Fuel rail connected to the injectors that are mounted just above the intake manifold on a four cylinder engine. Fuel injection …

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  • 3Fuel economy in automobiles — Fuel consumption monitor from a 2006 Honda Airwave …

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  • 4Burning Index — (BI) [http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/sew/fire/olm/nfdr ind.htm] = A number relating to the potential amount of effort needed to contain a single fire in a particular fuel type within a rating area. NFDRS uses a modified version of Bryam s equation for… …

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  • 5Burning Man — is an annual event held in the Black Rock Desert, in Northern Nevada. The event starts on the Monday before, and ends on the day of, the American Labor Day holiday. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy on Saturday… …

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  • 6Fuel efficiency — is a form of thermal efficiency, meaning the efficiency of a process that converts chemical potential energy contained in a carrier fuel into kinetic energy or work. Overall fuel efficiency may vary per device, which in turn may vary per… …

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  • 7Fuel (disambiguation) — Fuel is any material that can release energy, especially by burning.Fuel may also refer to:* FUEL TV, a television network dedicated to extreme sports *In computing: ** SGI Fuel, a model of workstation ** FUEL (Firefox User Extension Library),… …

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  • 8Fuel — Fu el, n. [OF. fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. focalium, focale, fr. L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LL., fire. See {Focus}.] [Formerly written also {fewel.}] 1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire;… …

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  • 9Fuel oil — An oil tanker taking on bunker fuel. Fuel oil is a fraction obtained from petroleum distillation, either as a distillate or a residue. Broadly speaking, fuel oil is any liquid petroleum product that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the… …

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  • 10Fuel tank — A fuel tank is safe container for flammable liquids and typically part of an engine system in which the fuel is stored and propelled (fuel pump) or released (pressurized gas) into an engine. Fuel tanks range in size and complexity from the small… …

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  • 11Burning-glass — A burning glass is a large convex lens that can concentrate the sun s rays onto a small area, heating up the area and thus resulting in ignition of the exposed surface. They were used in 18th century chemical studies for burning materials in… …

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  • 12Burning of Washington — Infobox Military Conflict caption= The Taking of the City of Washington in America 1814 engraving conflict=Burning of Washington partof=the War of 1812 date=August 24, 1814 place=Washington, D.C. result=British razing of Washington, D.C.… …

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  • 13Burning (short story) — Infobox short story | name = Burning title orig = translator = author = Orson Scott Card country = United States language = English series = genre = published in = Capitol publication type = publisher = Baronet Publishing media type = Print… …

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  • 14Burning Bridges (Naked Eyes album) — Infobox Album | Name = Burning Bridges Type = Album Artist = Naked Eyes Released = March 1983 Recorded = 1982 83 Genre = Synthpop Length = 46 min.? Label = EMI EMI America Records (North America) Producer = Tony Mansfield Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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  • 15Fuel ladder — A fuel ladder is a firefighting term for live or dead vegetation that allows a fire to climb up from the forest floor into the tree canopy. Common fuel ladders include tall grasses, shrubs, and tree branches, both living and dead. Fire… …

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  • 16fuel cell — noun cell that produces electricity by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and air); often used in electric cars • Hypernyms: ↑cell, ↑electric cell * * * ˈfuel cell 8 [fuel cell] noun a device that produces electricity directly from a… …

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