carburetor carburetor  /ˈkɑr bə ˌreɪ tər/


  • (n) mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion


  1. Many years after the engine was taken out of service, it was discovered that the problem lay in the carburetors.
  2. The carburetors had to be constantly romanced to stay in balance.
  3. No insulation is proof against this weapon, for if the carburetor were sufficiently protected, the ray could be so intensified as to set the wing fabric afire.


  1. Yamaha Unveils All-New, Fuel-Injected YZ250F

    As expected, the YZ250F gets long overdue motor update. The YZ250F was the last of the carburetor holdouts, so it comes as no surprise that the 2014 YZ250F gets FI for the first time. But there’s more.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cycle News

  2. Happy Birthday To The Man Who Got Internal Combustion Right

    It's the birthday of the man who finally perfected internal-combustion, Nikolaus Otto. While he was a travelling salesman he heard about the Lenoir internal-combustion engine, and started experimenting on his own. After developing a carburetor for the Lenoir engine, which allowed the use of liquid fuel instead of the pain-in-the-ass to store and more gaseous fuel, he started to look at the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. Used Carburetor Parts Now Acquired Through Secondary Market Suppliers for Sale at

    Used carburetor parts are now acquired at the company from multiple secondary market suppliers in the automotive industry. These parts are designed fit into vehicles using carburetors for startup and can be purchased at reduced list pricing online. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "A later diagnosis left us with a problem with our carburetor. It left us without the power that we needed. It's kind of a bummer," said Busch, who won this race in 2004, the first of the Chase. "But we worked hard to get into this Chase and...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Kurt Busch Source: USA Today

  2. "We weren't getting the full potential on fuel," Hamlin said, standing alongside his wrecked car after the race. "I don't know how it got in there. We just poured what we had out of carburetor, and it was a good amount -- a very, very good...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Denny Hamlin Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm blown away by that, to me (Earnhardt) was the man on restrictor plates," Gordon said. "I watched him do things and I knew they were cheating or something in his carburetor, and then I maybe pulled a couple of those moves throughout the...
    on Oct 7, 2007 By: Jeff Gordon Source:

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