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
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes when you are out in your Pickering Gem or your Pickering Giant the car hesitates, falters, and stops dead, and your chauffeur, having examined the carburettor, turns to you and explains the phenomenon in these words: 'The mixture is too rich.
But Lady Wetherby, seated at the piano, still touched the keys softly, and the sound increased the richness of the mixture which choked Dudley Pickering's spiritual carburettor.
Of limousine bodies, carburettors, spark-plugs, and inner tubes he spoke with freedom and eloquence, but the subject of love and marriage he avoided absolutely.
The Base kit (P/N 19351532) covers a single-plane aluminium intake, distributor, water pump, damper and flexplate, but requires the carburettor and other accessories to be added.
BY CHRISTOPHER BUCKTIN US Editor HARRISON Ford nearly lost his life in a plane crash due to a faulty carburettor which stalled his aircraft.
The single-engined Piper Cherokee suffered a loss of power approaching Caernarfon Airport possibly caused by the carburettor icing up, the report from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) suggests.
CARBURETTOR icing might have caused a light aircraft to lose power and crash, killing its 73-year-old pilot, an accident report said today.
Additionally it says he had inadvertently left the carburettor heat switch which is used to prevent ice forming in the carburettor on and had been distracted by the low sun.
Smoke billowed from the burning vehicle after its carburettor backfired just after 11.
This picture shows factory girls at work on the milling of parts for the aircraft engine carburettor at Coventry's Standard Factory.