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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.
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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
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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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