air injection


Definition of air injection

: the injection of atomized fuel oil into the combustion chamber of a diesel engine by means of a jet of compressed air — compare solid injection

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First Known Use of air injection

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Air injection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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