float bowl

noun
Automotive. the bowl-shaped section of a carburetor in which a reserve of fuel is maintained, the fuel level being regulated by a float.
Also called float chamber.
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In older, carbureted vehicles these emissions are attributed to vapor losses
  from the carburetor float bowl.
In older vehicles with carburetors, these emissions were attributed to boiling
  of the fuel in the carburetor float bowl.
Fuel- air ratio was controlled by pressurization or evacuation of the
  carburetor float bowl.
Now remove it from the bottom of the float bowl and install a hand held vacuum
  pump to the threaded portion of the valve.
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