Carburetting
Carburet Car"bu*ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carbureted} or {Carburetted} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carbureting} or {Carburetting}.] To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize. [1913 Webster]

By carbureting the gas you may use poorer coal. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • carburetting — car·bu·ret || kɑːbjÊŠret v. create a carbon compound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Carburet — Car bu*ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carbureted} or {Carburetted} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carbureting} or {Carburetting}.] To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbureted — Carburet Car bu*ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carbureted} or {Carburetted} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carbureting} or {Carburetting}.] To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbureting — Carburet Car bu*ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carbureted} or {Carburetted} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carbureting} or {Carburetting}.] To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carburetted — Carburet Car bu*ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carbureted} or {Carburetted} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carbureting} or {Carburetting}.] To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carburet — /kahr beuh rayt , byeuh , byeuh ret /, v.t., carbureted, carbureting or (esp. Brit.) carburetted, carburetting. to combine or mix with carbon or hydrocarbons. [1865 70; CARB + URET] * * * …   Universalium

  • Coal gasification — is the process of producing coal gas, a type of syngas–a mixture of carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H2), carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapour (H2O)–from coal. Coal gas, which is a combustible gas, was traditionally used as a source of energy for …   Wikipedia

  • carburet — /ˈkabjərɛt/ (say kahbyuhret) verb (t) (carburetted or, US, carbureted, carburetting or, US, carbureting) to combine or mix with carbon or hydrocarbons. {carb + uret} …   Australian English dictionary

  • diesel oil — /ˈdizəl ɔɪl/ (say deezuhl oyl) noun the oil which remains after petrol and kerosene have been distilled from crude petroleum; used as a fuel for diesel engines and for carburetting water gas; distillate. Also, diesel, dieseline, gas oil …   Australian English dictionary

  • carburet — [kär′byo͞o rāt΄, kär′byo͞oret΄; kär′bərāt, kär′bəret΄] vt. carbureted or carburetted, carbureting or carburetting [ CARB(O) + URET] 1. to combine chemically with carbon 2. to mix or charge (a gas or air) with volatile compounds of carbon in order …   English World dictionary

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