Definition of Biofuel:

  1. Fuel derived from organic matter (obtained directly from plants, or indirectly from agricultural, commercial, domestic, and/or industrial wastes) instead of from fossil products. See also fossil fuels.

  2. A fuel derived directly from living matter.

  3. Biofuels are most useful in liquid or gaseous form because they are easier to transport, deliver and burn cleanly.

  4. Biofuel is a type of renewable energy source derived from microbial, plant, or animal materials. Examples of biofuels include ethanol (often made from corn in the United States and sugarcane in Brazil), biodiesel (from vegetable oils and liquid animal fats), green diesel (derived from algae and other plant sources) and biogas (methane derived from animal manure and other digested organic material).

How to use Biofuel in a sentence?

  1. Energy from renewable resources puts less strain on the limited supply of fossil fuels, which are considered nonrenewable resources.
  2. In New Zealand, vehicle emissions contribute more than 16 percent of our total greenhouse gas emissions, so replacing even a few percent of fossil fuels with biofuels would help our emission levels.
  3. The most common biofuels are corn ethanol, biodiesel, and biogas from organic byproducts.
  4. Lots of new biofuel keeps emerging but it is hard to know which one will work well and which is just trying to get your money.
  5. Now that some companies have started using biofuel the price may go up for this resource as the demand increases.
  6. Biofuels are a class of renewable energy derived from living materials.
  7. Around 2004, biofuel gained popularity due to its seemingly environmental benefits, such as not causing as much pollution, but has yet to gain a standing in the market due to multiple factors.

Meaning of Biofuel & Biofuel Definition