carburettor

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carburettor

, carburetter (US), carburetor
a device used in petrol engines for atomizing the petrol, controlling its mixture with air, and regulating the intake of the air-petrol mixture into the engine
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During the Second World War, they manufactured all the carburettors for Spitfires and Hurricanes up to the Battle Of Britain period.
The manufacturers have used several modifications over the years to eliminate the problems but, there are some cars and carburettors which have not responded to treatment.
Fisher goes into tomorrow's meeting using Billy Janniro's carburettors, having struggled on his own in the last few meetings for the Whale Toyota Bees.