One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Fuel used in jet engines.‘the price of jet fuel rose 10 percent’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The U.S. consumes about 650 billion barrels of jet fuel per year, which is about 10 percent of our annual oil consumption.’
- ‘He developed special jet fuels, so he kept a careful eye on aviation around the globe.’
- ‘Airlines, for example, consume lots of jet fuel.’
- ‘Cleaner, greener jet fuels made from formulas that contain part soybean oil could clean up the air and give added profits to soybean growers.’
- ‘Jet fuel prices appear to be no barrier to aircraft sales.’
- ‘The refinery has a daily capacity of 70,000 barrels of crude and produces gasoline, diesel fuel, military jet fuel, solvents and asphalt.’
- ‘Demand for kerosene-type jet fuel has grown 5.5% compared with the year-ago, four-week period.’
- ‘Jet fuel accounts for roughly 10% of total oil refinery output in the U.S.’
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