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Carburetor

Car´bu`ret`or
surface carburetor, oralternativelyafloat carburetor (calledalsofloat-feed carburetor, orspray carburetor). Intheformerairischargedbybeingpassedoverthesurfaceofgasoline. Inthelatterafinesprayofgasolineisdrawnfromanatomizingnozzlebyacurrentofairinducedbythesuctionoftheenginepiston, thesupplyofgasolinebeingregulatedbyafloatwhichactuatesaneedlevalvecontrollingtheoutletofthefeedpipe. Alcoholandothervolatileinflammableliquidsmaybeusedinsteadofgasoline.
n.1.(Chem.) An apparatus in which coal gas, hydrogen, or air is passed through or over a volatile hydrocarbon, in order to confer or increase illuminating power.
2.One that carburets; specif., an apparatus in which air or gas is carbureted, as by passing it through a light petroleum oil. The carburetor for a gasoline engine is usually either a
Noun1.carburetor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion
Synonyms: carburettor
air horn, air-intake, butterfly valve, carburettor, fuel system, mechanical device, venturi
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