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carburetor

A drug subculture term for the stem attachment for a crack cocaine pipe.
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Spitfire pilots loved the device braze-welded into their carburettors. They fondly named it 'Miss Shilling's Orifice'.
"It was just a standard carburettor from Mikael Blixt in Sweden and 90 to 95 per cent of riders in Britain use them.
"The sugar also went into the carburettor and knackered the engine.
WOT power curve for both fuel injection and electronic carburettor system is shown Fig.10.
The report concludes: "There were differences in the techniques for use of carburettor heat between the actions contained on the pilot's kneeboard checklist, and the method taught by the instructor.
The Spitfire pilot needed a level of skill different from that of the Luftwaffe pilot, because quick ascents and descents, especially at altitude, meant that the carburettor wouldn't do its job, causing the engine to cut, whereas fuel injection pumps the fuel under pressure no matter what.
The pilot later established that he had left the carburettor heat control in the ON position."
"The loss of speed may have been attributed to a loss of power resulting from carburettor icing." Mr Hughes said the low height at which the plane was flying meant the pilots could not recover the craft.
Q MY Peugeot 405 is giving me carburettor problems in that the cold starting is easy, but as the engine warms up it will not idle evenly and at low speed driving the engine will not pull in the higher gears without jerking.
ICE forming in the carburettor has been pinpointed as the cause of a helicopter crash.
Jensen's impounded carburettor as part of his SCB duties.
After a stop in Preston, Lancashire, he discovered that it would run if he used a paper clip to fix the linkage with the carburettor.