carburetor

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car·bu·re·tor / ˈkärb(y)əˌrātər/ (also car·bu·ra·tor, Brit. car·bu·ret·tor or car·bu·ret·ter) • n. a device in an internal combustion engine for mixing air with a fine spray of liquid fuel.

carburettor

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carburettor Component of some petrol-powered internal combustion engines, used to vaporize and mix fuel with air in the correct proportion for proper combustion. No carburettor is needed in engines that use fuel injection.