carburetion

[kahr-buh-rey-shuhn, -byuh-, -byuh-resh-uhn]
noun
(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-shuhn, -byuh-] .


Origin:
carburet + -ion

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