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fossil oil

n. crude oil

fossil oil

n. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons [syn: petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil]

Usage examples of "fossil oil".

Energy is everywhere-in sunlight, in wind, in mountain streams, in temperature gradients of all sorts wherever found, in coal, in fossil oil, in radioactive ores, in green growing things.

Two City -- somewhere to the rear -- might operate on a fuel technology which could be based on fossil oil or gas.