Definition of carburetion
: the process of mixing (as in a carburetor) the vapor of a flammable hydrocarbon (such as gasoline) with air to form an explosive mixture especially for use in an internal-combustion engine
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The bike was plagued by finicky carburetion and the magneto shafts were forever failing, sending AJS back to the drawing board.
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Origin and Etymology of carburetion
carburet to combine chemically with carbon, from obsolete carburet carbide
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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