Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of refuel.
  • n. The provision of additional fuel

Etymologies

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Examples

  • One dramatic consequence of this steady tightening of the screw is the increasing difficulties encountered by Iran Air, the state airline, in refuelling its planes in Europe.

    Dread juggernaut of conflict with Iran is drawing closer

  • Eurofighter combat aircraft to undergo in-flight refuelling from the German air force's Airbus A310 multi-role tanker transports.

    HEADLINES

  • The money quote from that Army.ca thread: "Imagine the panic that will ensue when Mr Godfrey learns that we routinely land in small airports all over the country for unpublicized activities such as refuelling and eating lunch."

    C-130J in Canada

  • The biggest rule change this year is the ban on refuelling, meaning no pitstops for fuel.

    The Roar - Your Sports Opinion

  • Instead, it will incorporate newer concepts such as refuelling in orbit or using inflatable habitats, officials said.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • During their migrations, the birds stop at "refuelling" sites in estuaries around the Yellow Sea, but these estuaries are rapidly disappearing because of land reclamation projects as the region undergoes an economic boom, he says.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Japan's major past overseas missions - including in Iraq, near Afghanistan, and as UN peacekeepers - have been largely for logistical and support purposes such as refuelling, transport and reconstruction.

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  • Japan's major past overseas missions -- including in Iraq, near Afghanistan, and as UN peacekeepers -- have been largely for logistical and support purposes such as refuelling, transport and reconstruction.

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  • RWE's goal is flexible "refuelling" wherever cars are parked anyway - at home, work or on a shopping trip.

    Autoblog Green

  • -- have so far been largely logistical and rear-area support, such as refuelling, transport and reconstruction missions.

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