Carburet Definition

kärbə-rāt, -rĕt, -byə-
carbureted, carbureting, carburets, carburetted, carburetting
To combine chemically with carbon.
Webster's New World
To mix or charge (a gas or air) with volatile compounds of carbon in order to increase the potential heat energy.
Webster's New World
To carburize.
American Heritage

To react with carbon.

A carbide.
Carburet of sulfur.
American Heritage

Origin of Carburet

  • From carburet carbide from French carbure from Latin carbō carbon carbon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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