[kahr-buh-rey-shuh n, -byuh-, -byuh-resh-uh n]
- (in an internal-combustion engine) the process of producing a mixture of air and fuel in the correct proportion for engine combustion.
Also car·bu·ra·tion [kahr-buh-rey-shuh n, -byuh-] /ˌkɑr bəˈreɪ ʃən, -byə-/
Origin of carburetion
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Examples from the Web for carburetion
The subjects of carburetion, ignition, cooling and lubrication also are covered in a thorough manner.
Describes minutely all auxiliary systems, such as lubrication, carburetion and ignition.
Some of the matters discussed were the four-cycle engine, carburetion, transmission and differential, and the storage battery.Our Schools in War Time—and After
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