carburettor

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carburettor

(ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛtə; ˈkɑːbjʊˌrɛtə; -bə-) or

carburetter

;

carburetor

(ˈkɑːbjʊˌreɪtə; -bə-)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a device used in petrol engines for atomizing the petrol, controlling its mixture with air, and regulating the intake of the air-petrol mixture into the engine. Informal term: carb Compare fuel injection
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carburettor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosioncarburettor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion
air horn - air intake of a carburetor
air-intake - a duct that admits air to be mixed with fuel
butterfly valve - a valve in a carburetor that consists of a disc that turns and acts as a throttle
fuel system - equipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
venturi - a tube with a constriction; used to control fluid flow (as in the air inlet of a carburetor)
Translations
كَارْبُراتيركاربوريتر: مُفَحِّمُ السَّيّاره
karburátor
karburator
kaasutin
rasplinjač
karburátorporlasztó
blöndungur
キャブレター
기화기
karbiuratorius
karburators
karburátor
förgasare
ตัวดูดอากาศเข้าลูกสูบ
bộ chế hòa khí

carburettor

carburetor (US) [ˌkɑːbjʊˈretəʳ] Ncarburador m

carburettor

[ˌkɑːrbəˈrɛtər] (British) carburetor (US) ncarburateur m

carburettor

, (US) carburetor
nVergaser m

carburettor

carburetor (Am) [ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛtəʳ] ncarburatore m

carburettor

(ˈkaːbjuretə) , ((American) -bərei-) (American) carburetor noun
a part of an internal-combustion engine in which air is mixed with fuel.

carburettor

كَارْبُراتير karburátor karburator Vergaser καρμπιρατέρ carburador kaasutin carburateur rasplinjač carburatore キャブレター 기화기 carburateur forgasser gaźnik carburador карбюратор förgasare ตัวดูดอากาศเข้าลูกสูบ karbüratör bộ chế hòa khí 汽化器
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The study, which included 1,500 hours of testing, found that fuel lines did not leak, carburetors did not disintegrate and fuel pumps did not fail with E10 (10 percent ethanol fuels).
Small-engine repair shops earn about 50 percent of their revenue by cleaning or replacing carburetors that are sidelined by old gas.
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