Meaning of CARBURETOR in English


/kahr"beuh ray'teuhr, -byeuh-/ , n.

a device for mixing vaporized fuel with air to produce a combustible or explosive mixture, as for an internal-combustion engine.

Also, carburator, carbureter; esp. Brit., carburettor, carburetter /kahr"byeuh ret'euhr/ .

[ 1860-65; CARBURET + -OR 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .