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carburet

noun car·bu·ret \ˈkärbyəˌret, ˈkȧb-\

Definition of carburet

plural

-s

archaic

  1. :  carbide

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Origin and Etymology of carburet

carb- + -uret


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carburet

transitive verb car·bu·ret \-byəˌret; with reference to gasoline engines, usually -b(y)əˌrāt by nonchemists; usually -t+V\

Definition of carburet

carbureted

also

carburetted

;

carbureted

also

carburetted

;

carbureting

also

carburetting

;

carburets

  1. 1 :  to combine chemically with carbon

  2. 2 :  to enrich (a gas) by mixing with volatile carbon compounds (as hydrocarbons) — see carbureted water gas

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