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carburetion

[ kahr-buh-rey-shuhn, -byuh-, -byuh-resh-uhn ]

noun

  1. (in an internal-combustion engine) the process of producing a mixture of air and fuel in the correct proportion for engine combustion.


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Full instructions for locating carburetion troubles will be given in proper sequence.

Some of the matters discussed were the four-cycle engine, carburetion, transmission and differential, and the storage battery.

At least two different general carburetion and induction systems were utilized, possibly three.

Overheating may be caused by poor carburetion as much as by deficient cooling or insufficient oiling.

The subjects of carburetion, ignition, cooling and lubrication also are covered in a thorough manner.

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