fuel injection

noun

: a usually electronically-controlled system for injecting a precise amount of atomized fuel into the cylinders or the intake airstream of an internal combustion engine
fuel-injected adjective

Examples of fuel injection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Various electronic components to regulate everything from fuel injection to body control sprang up over time, each with its own software. Alena Botros, Fortune, 26 June 2024 The remedy also includes a free engine control software update to detect a pressure drop in the fuel injection system, the federal regulator reported. Gabe Hauari, USA TODAY, 1 May 2024 Ford's remedy for the defect was to add a drain tube to send the gas away from hot surfaces, and a software update to detect a pressure drop in the fuel injection system. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 10 May 2024 The Associated Press reported Wednesday that Ford's remedy for the leaks is to add a drain tube to send the gas away from hot surfaces, and a software update to detect a pressure drop in the fuel injection system. Tom Krisher, Quartz, 12 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for fuel injection 

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fuel injection was in 1900

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“Fuel injection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuel%20injection. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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