carburetion

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carburetion

[‚kär·bə′rā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
The process of enriching a gas by adding volatile carbon compounds, such as hydrocarbons, to it, as in the manufacture of carbureted water gas.
(mechanical engineering)
The process of mixing fuel with air in a carburetor.

carburetion

The process by which air and fuel vapors are mixed in suitable proportions and the supply of the mixture is then regulated.