solid fuel

solid fuel UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular solid fuel plural solid fuels]
a solid substance such as wood or coal that is burnt to produce heat or electricity
Thesaurus: fuel and using fuelhyponym

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sol|id-fu|el «SOL ihd FYOO uhl», adjective.
= solid-fueled. (Cf. ↑solid-fueled)
solid fuel,
1. a rocket fuel in a solid state, usually in the form of a powder or in fine grains, often mixed with an adhesive: »

Solid fuels will propel most military rockets in the future (Science News Letter).

2. coal, coke, or other substances in a solid form, used as fuel.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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