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carburet

[kahr-buh-reyt, -byuh-, -byuh-ret] /ˈkɑr bəˌreɪt, -byə-, -byəˌrɛt/
verb (used with object), carbureted, carbureting or (especially British) carburetted, carburetting.
1.
to combine or mix with carbon or hydrocarbons.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; carb- + -uret
Related forms
hypercarbureted, adjective
uncarbureted, adjective
uncarburetted, adjective
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carburet

/ˈkɑːbjʊˌrɛt; ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛt; -bə-/
verb -rets, -retting, -retted (US) -rets, -reting, -reted
1.
(transitive) to combine or mix (a gas) with carbon or carbon compounds
Word Origin
C18: from carb(on) + -uret
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