air-fuel ratio

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air-fuel ratio

[′er ′fyül ‚rā·shō]
(chemistry)
The ratio of air to fuel by weight or volume which is significant for proper oxidative combustion of the fuel.

air-fuel ratio

The ratio of the volume (or weight) of air being furnished for combustion to the volume (or weight) of the fuel.
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