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carburetor

[ kahr-buh-rey-ter, -byuh- ]
/ 藞k蓱r b蓹藢re瑟 t蓹r, -by蓹- /
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noun
a device for mixing vaporized fuel with air to produce a combustible or explosive mixture, as for an internal-combustion engine.
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Also car路bu路ra路tor, car路bu路ret路er; especially British, car路bu路ret路tor, car路bu路ret路ter [kahr-byuh-ret-er]. /藞k蓱r by蓹藢r蓻t 蓹r/.

Origin of carburetor

First recorded in 1860鈥65; carburet + -or2
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