take fuel on

take fuel on

Of a vehicle or vessel, to have its storage of fuel replenished; to be refueled. The car pulled into the pit stop to take fuel on and have its tires replaced. With its tank dangerously low, the jet was forced to take fuel on midflight.
See also: fuel, on, take
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take fuel on

to refuel; to be refueled. (Usually said of a large conveyance, such as a ship or a plane.) We need to land at the next major airport to take fuel on. We will land somewhere to take on fuel.
See also: fuel, on, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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