His comments are bound to add fuel to the debate.
Investigators say that a fuel explosion may have caused the crash.
The rationale of reprocessing spent nuclear fuel is inevitably being questioned.
What's the fuel used to keep it burning?
MESFIN Engineering supplied water, fuel, and vehicles.
What's happening with fuel prices in the UK?
The gas turbine feeds on the fuel it pumps.
The newspaper article provided him with fuel.
Coal, wood and oil are fuels.
Fuel is a substance such as coal, oil, or petrol that is burned to provide heat or power.
They ran out of fuel.
...industrial research into cleaner fuels.
To fuel a situation means to make it become worse or more intense.
The result will inevitably fuel speculation about the Prime Minister's future...
The economic boom was fueled by easy credit.
If something adds fuel to a conflict or debate, or adds fuel to the fire, it makes the conflict or debate more intense.
His comments are bound to add fuel to the debate...
The decision to raise tariffs on imports will only add fuel to the fire.
Soot is usually the product of the imperfect combustion of fuel.
They are fueling a car with petrol.
激起; 增加; 加强; 刺激
His provocative words only fueled the argument further.
1. a substance that can be consumed to produce energy;
- " "more fuel is needed during the winter months" "
- " "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft" "
1. provide with a combustible substance that provides emergy;
- " "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars" "
2. provide with fuel;
- " "Oil fires the furnace" "
3. take in fuel, as of a ship;
- " "The tanker fueled in Bahrain" "
- " "fuel the debate on creationism" "
add fuel to the fire (或 flames)
(figurative)cause a situation or conflict to become more intense, especially by provocative comments (喻)（尤指以挑衅性言论）火上加油
Middle English: from Old French fouaille, based on Latin focus 'hearth' (in late Latin 'fire')