Meaning of jet fuel in English:

jet fuel


mass noun
  • Fuel used in jet engines.

    ‘the price of jet fuel rose 10 per cent’
    • ‘Airlines, for example, consume lots of jet fuel.’
    • ‘Jet fuel accounts for roughly 10% of total oil refinery output in the U.S.’
    • ‘Demand for kerosene-type jet fuel has grown 5.5% compared with the year-ago, four-week period.’
    • ‘The wrong kind of jet fuel had been put into the tanks and if we'd tried to take off, we would have been cinders.’
    • ‘Jet fuel prices appear to be no barrier to aircraft sales.’
    • ‘The U.S. consumes about 650 billion barrels of jet fuel per year, which is about 10 percent of our annual oil consumption.’
    • ‘A 747 that's fully gassed up for a long trip might burn through hundreds of thousands of pounds of jet fuel before it landed.’
    • ‘He developed special jet fuels, so he kept a careful eye on aviation around the globe.’
    • ‘Cleaner, greener jet fuels made from formulas that contain part soybean oil could clean up the air and give added profits to soybean growers.’
    • ‘The refinery has a daily capacity of 70,000 barrels of crude and produces gasoline, diesel fuel, military jet fuel, solvents and asphalt.’