blast injection

blast injection

n
(Automotive Engineering) the injection of liquid fuel directly into the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine using a blast of high-pressure air to atomize the spray of fuel. Compare solid injection
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In Chapter 10, Rolt refers to the seldom-acknowledged fact that the progenitor of the modern high-speed compression-ignition engine was Herbert Akroyd Stuart's 'solid injection' machine: Akroyd Stuart's patents preceded those of Rudolph Diesel and his 'blast injection' engine by several years.