carbureted
adjective Etymology: back-formation from carburetor Date: 1972 equipped with a carburetor <
a carbureted engine
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  • Carbureted — Car bu*ret ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power. [Written also …   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

  • carbureted — carburettor (also carburetter, US carburetor) ► NOUN ▪ a device in an internal combustion engine for mixing air with a fine spray of liquid fuel. DERIVATIVES carburetted (US carbureted) adjective. ORIGIN from archaic carburet «combine or charge… …   English terms dictionary

  • carbureted — ˈkärbəˌrād.ə̇d, byə , especially by chemists ˌred.ə̇d adjective Etymology: carburetor + ed (I) : equipped with a carburetor a carbureted engine …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • carbureted — car·bu·ret·ed …   English syllables

  • Carbureted hydrogen gas — Carbureted Car bu*ret ed, a. 1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbureted hydrogen gas — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carbureted hydrogen — noun archaic : any of several gaseous compounds of carbon and hydrogen (as methane) …   Useful english dictionary

  • carbureted water gas — noun : water gas enriched by mixing with hydrocarbon gases (as oil gas) of high fuel value …   Useful english dictionary

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