stratified charge engine

noun

Definition of stratified charge engine

  1. :  an internal-combustion engine in whose cylinders the combustion of fuel in a layer of rich fuel-air mixture promotes ignition in a greater volume of lean mixture

First Known Use of stratified charge engine

1962


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