Meaning of CARBURETOR in English

CARBURETOR

car ‧ bu ‧ ret ‧ tor BrE AmE British English , carburetor American English /ˌkɑːbjəˈretə, ˌkɑːbjʊˈretə, -bə- $ ˈkɑːrbəreɪtər/ noun [countable]

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Origin: carburet 'to mix with carbon' (19-21 centuries) , from carburet 'compound of carbon with another chemical' (18-19 centuries) ]

a part of an engine, especially in a car, that mixes the petrol with air so that it burns and provides power

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