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1. Archaic term for carbide.
2. To combine with carbon.
3. To enrich a gas with volatile hydrocarbons, as in a carburetor.
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This has been accomplished mainly by changes in the carburetion systems and modification in the breather systems, the company said.
"We've passed the current emission and sound standards," says O'Hagan, "and know we'll have to shift from carburetion to fuel injection in the future.
In "Jailhouse Businesswoman ..." the first erratum at the bottom of the page should have started AUIEO / CARBURETION ...
[8] The now-ill-named "carburetion day" tests on the Thursday before each race offer teams the final opportunity to fine-tune their cars into a true race (as opposed to qualifying) set-up.
If the engine sputters and coughs without making blue smoke it has a carburetion problem.
As the governor on an engine regulates carburetion, epistemics throttles back the ardor of political discourse by controlling the depiction of "the people." The potency of "the people" fuels liberalism's ardor.
To adapt the unit's two Ford gasoline engines for this fuel, a local private conversion facility changed intake manifold and carburetion, mounted six cylinder tanks, and installed plumbing lines.
This strategy involves controlling and monitoring engine systems, which include air-fuel carburetion or injection ratios, cylinder compression, valve timing, air-pump operation, exhaust-gas recirculation, fuel chemistry, and combustion timing, among others.
poor unfortunates born with death in their veins, i.e., circa 1926 splash lubrication, the incurable emphysema of suction-valve carburetion, stone-age valves requiring (unpublicized) constant adjustment, and (also unpublicized) unreplaceable main bearings.
8, 1919, issue of Implement & Tractor Trade Journal points out that their 15-25 tractor featured the "Christensen Carburetion System" starter.