Wortformen:(regular plural) carburetors
noun (Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Engine, transmission, and exhaust) A carburetor is the part of an engine in which air and fuel are mixed together to form a vapor which can be burned. ⇒ The car has a new air induction system that forces outside air through the carburetor for better performance. ⇒ If the fuel line has blockages, the carburetor doesn't receive the correct amount of fuel and the motor runs poorly. ⇒ This economy car has a new 303-cubic-inch engine with 240 horsepower, four-barrel carburetor, and dual exhausts.
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