alternative fuel


alternative fuel
/ɔlˌtɜnətɪv ˈfjuəl/ (say awl.ternuhtiv 'fyoohuhl)

noun
fuel which is not a fossil fuel, such as biodiesel, ethanol, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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