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fuel injection

n.
Any of several methods or mechanical systems by which a fuel is reduced to a fine spray and injected directly into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.

fuel injection

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a system for introducing atomized liquid fuel under pressure directly into the combustion chambers of an internal-combustion engine without the use of a carburettor

fu′el injec`tion


n.
the spraying of liquid fuel into the cylinders or combustion chambers of an engine.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.fuel injection - mechanical system to inject atomized fuel directly into the cylinders of an internal-combustion enginefuel injection - mechanical system to inject atomized fuel directly into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine; avoids the need for a carburetor
mechanical system - a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles
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A fuel-injection system uses an engine-driven pump to push fuel through a metering system, which then flows through an injector line to each cylinder.
Navistar will continue to be a major customer, as PPT will be the truck company's primary supplier of high-performance diesel fuel-injection systems through a ten-year supply agreement for exclusive supply of its existing product portfolio.
The company is facing lawsuit for allegedly infringing a patent that covers a fuel-injection system used in the automaker's F-150 pickup trucks.
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Henninger's Diesel Limited will ride out the wave of change as Northern Ontario's only authorized distributor/dealer for all the major fuel-injection manufacturing companies, and the Duetz diesel engine.
The test revealed no significant impacts on vehicle performance or fuel-injection pump wear, and no measured differences in engine operating temperatures were noted, which dispelled the fears of engines overheating because of supposedly hotter burning fuels.
Since the Army is considering a new engine for the Humvee, it should be addressing this problem and insisting that the engine be equipped with a fuel-injection pump that can satisfactorily use JP8, as well as diesel fuel, but have a greater tolerance to the lowered viscosity of the JP8 Fuel.
Boats with four-stroke or direct fuel-injection, two-stroke engines are allowed.
Capability: Common Rail Fuel Injection System Simulation software, called CRFIS, simulates the performance of a high-pressure common rail fuel-injection system.
In addition, they will cooperate on auto air conditioners and electronic controllers, and plan to move into two new fields: fuel-injection equipment for gasoline engines, and brake systems.
ElectroJet is currently marketing its fuel-injection system to motorcycle manufacturers in India and China and plans to expand its reach to other emerging markets worldwide.