from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To combine or mix (a gas, for example) with volatile hydrocarbons, so as to increase available fuel energy.
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- v. to react with carbon
- v. to mix (air) with hydrocarbons, especially with petroleum, as in an internal combustion engine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A carbide. See carbide
- transitive v. To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as carbide.
- Same as carburize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. combine with carbon
From carburet, carbide, from French carbure, from Latin carbō, carbon; see carbon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)