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  1. (noun) A device used in internal-combustion engines to produce an explosive mixture of vaporized fuel and air.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. I use the brush first rapped with a cleaning patch soaked in carburetor cleaner. - Live from the SHOT Show: New Gun Reviews
  2. KC - he does! you outed yourself by using the word carburetor, you anonymous - my sentiments, exactly. - One Man's Pan
  3. To the reservoir is attached the carburetor, which is connected to the motor by a pipe. - Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  4. After googling "carburetor," I discovered my car doesn't have one. - SFGate: Top News Stories
  5. We examine whether rebuilding today's "carburetor" is worth it ...


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