carburettor

carburetter US carburetor (ˈkɑːbjʊˌreɪtə, -bə-)

/ (ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛtə, ˈkɑːbjʊˌrɛtə, -bə-) /

noun

a device used in petrol engines for atomizing the petrol, controlling its mixture with air, and regulating the intake of the air-petrol mixture into the engineInformal term: carb Compare fuel injection

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