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carburet

[ kahr-buh-reyt, -byuh-, -byuh-ret ]
/ 藞k蓱r b蓹藢re瑟t, -by蓹-, -by蓹藢r蓻t /
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verb (used with object), car路bu路ret路ed, car路bu路ret路ing or (especially British) car路bu路ret路ted, car路bu路ret路ting.
to combine or mix with carbon or hydrocarbons.
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Origin of carburet

First recorded in 1865鈥70; carb- + -uret

OTHER WORDS FROM carburet

hy路per路car路bu路ret路ed, adjectiveun路car路bu路ret路ed, adjectiveun路car路bu路ret路ted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for carburet

carburet
/ (藞k蓱藧bj蕣藢r蓻t, 藢k蓱藧bj蕣藞r蓻t, -b蓹-) /

verb -rets, -retting or -retted or US -rets, -reting or -reted
(tr) to combine or mix (a gas) with carbon or carbon compounds

Word Origin for carburet

C18: from carb (on) + -uret
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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