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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.
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Janniro stormed out in front to win five as partner Billy Hamill, troubled by carburation problems, found himself relegated to the back off the second turn, and Jonsson bolted home to beat Sullivan in a fast time in heat six.
The carburation system is modified to handle the very low pressures and high volumes of methane gas required for combustion within the engine.
The only hiccough was coming up to the 8000-mile service, when the carburation was a little out on the manually-choked model.
Dunlop suffered carburation trouble with his Honda throughout the race.
Lp-gas-powered trucks will feature new carburation systems.
He ran three last places - Coventry's only blanks of the meeting apart from Hamill's last-race stoppage - but finally solved some carburation problems in time to salvage an eye-catching victory in heat 14.
Hot-starting carburation difficulties, though, are not unknown - and are sometimes exacerbated by owners fiddling with settings.