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stratified charge engine

noun
1.
an internal-combustion engine in which a small charge of a rich fuel mixture is ignited first and used to improve combustion of a larger charge of a lean fuel mixture.
Also, stratified-charge engine.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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