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Noun: carburettor  'kaa(r)-b(y)u,rey-tu(r) [N. Amer], ,kaa(r)-b(y)u're-tu(r) [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: carburetor)
  1. Mixes air with petrol vapour prior to explosion
    - carburetor [N. Amer]

Derived forms: carburettors

Type of: mechanical device

Part of: fuel system

Encyclopedia: Carburettor