fuel injection


noun

the spraying of liquid fuel into the cylinders or combustion chambers of an engine.

Origin of fuel injection

First recorded in 1895–1900
Related formsfu·el-in·jec·tion, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fuel injection

fuel injection


noun

a system for introducing atomized liquid fuel under pressure directly into the combustion chambers of an internal-combustion engine without the use of a carburettor
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