air injection

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air injection was in 1903

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“Air injection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20injection. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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