carburetor [kär′bə rāt′ər, -byo̵̅o̅-]
The definition of a carburetor is a device used in engines to mix air and liquid fuel.
An example of a carburetor is the part of a car that makes the explosive mixture in an internal-combustion engine.
A carburator from an automobile.
carburetor definition by Webster's New World
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an apparatus for carbureting air or a gas; esp., a device in which air is mixed with gasoline spray to make an explosive mixture in an internal-combustion engine
carburetor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A device used in internal-combustion engines to produce an explosive mixture of vaporized fuel and air.
Origin: From carburet.
cross section of a carburetor