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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The answer was to design a new type of pressurised carburettor. But that would take years.
"The main metering jet for the plane's carburettor had come loose, increasing the fuel flow and choking off power," said the report by America's National Transportation Safety Board.
Cherokee's carburettor. Air Accident Investigation Branch senior investigator Margaret Dean said carburettor icing can build up slowly and gradually and its symptoms are not evident, especially during a descent.
One of the most popular was the Super version with the twin carburettor 1.6-litre engine which had a top speed of 106mph with a 0-62mph sprint of 12 seconds.
The investigation could not determine, with certainty, what caused this but considered that it could have been due to carburettor icing."
Smoke billowed from the burning vehicle after its carburettor backfired just after 11.45am in Westbourne Avenue, Rhyl.
The report said "carburettor icing" was common in light aircraft in the UK because of our humid weather.
A blocked carburettor jet could be the problem or the emissions could need resetting.
The Dane, on loan at Peterborough this season, was accused of using an oversized carburettor as the Panthers swooped to a shock 46-44 win at title-chasing Poole on Monday night.
My great-grandfather never heard the word carburettor; my grandfather never heard the word carburettor; my grandfather never heard the word computer, and my father never heard the terms video or DVD.
A small centipede-type insect was found in the bowl of the carburettor.
A separate report published yesterday by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch revealed an iced-up carburettor could have caused a plane crash which claimed the lives of a father and son on a flying lesson given to them as a Christmas present.