Origin of carburetor
Examples from the Web for carburettor
Historical Examples of carburettor
To discover a carburettor which would vaporize this crude oil was difficult.
You couldn't expect fuel to reach the carburettor when she was standing on her head.
We just operate this geared fan, and force air through the carburettor.
He tried an alteration in the carburettor mixture, but this did not remedy matters.Cavalry of the Clouds
It was fully dark before the difficulty 103 was remedied by a careful readjustment of the carburettor.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters
Edward S. Ellis
carburetter US carburetor (ˈkɑːbjʊˌreɪtə, -bə-)
device to enhance a gas flame, 1866, from carburet "compound of carbon and another substance" (1795, now displaced by carbide), also used as a verb, "to combine with carbon" (1802); from carb-, comb. form of carbon, + -uret, an archaic suffix formed from Modern Latin -uretum to parallel French words in -ure. Motor vehicle sense is from 1896.