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carburetion

[kahr-buh-rey-shuh n, -byuh-, -byuh-resh-uh n] /ˌkɑr bəˈreɪ ʃən, -byə-, -byəˈrɛʃ ən/
noun
1.
(in an internal-combustion engine) the process of producing a mixture of air and fuel in the correct proportion for engine combustion.
Also, carburation
[kahr-buh-rey-shuh n, -byuh-] /ˌkɑr bəˈreɪ ʃən, -byə-/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for carburation

carburation

/ˌkɑːbjʊˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the process of mixing a hydrocarbon fuel with a correct amount of air to make an explosive mixture for an internal-combustion engine
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