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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of carburet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide.
  • adj. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide: as, carbureted hydrogen.

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Examples

  • a volatile or liquid form, still retaining its organic character, and destined to future oxidation, known as carbureted hydrogen, olefiant gas, petroleum, etc. Hence, in the decomposition of vegetable tissue, two classes of resultant compounds are formed, one residual and the other evolved; and the genesis and relation of the carbon minerals may be accurately shown by the following diagram:

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882

  • "'Some have attributed it to gases in the body, such as carbureted hydrogen.

    The Silent Bullet

  • For example, lately we've been seeing a tremendous number of people with pre-1990 carbureted vehicles that are hauling pretty good loads.

    The Simple Guide to Maintaining and Upgrading Truck Transmissions

  • The 500cc Sportsman is available with Electronic Fuel Injection or as an High Output carbureted unit for a reduced price.

    Quad 2009 ATV Buyers Guide

  • The engine in my race car, while certainly jammed full of contemporary improvements, was a carbureted small-block Chevrolet V-8, which was first built in 1955.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Weighing in at just 248 pounds, this is the lightest four-stroke electronic-fuel-injected outboard in its horsepower class and only 20 pounds heavier than its carbureted two-stroke counterpart.

    Browning LED Flashlights,Mercury 60 EFI FourStroke Outboard

  • Power Commanders come in many different shapes, sizes, and even names, but essentially they all do the same job-for a carbureted unit they boost the ignition curve to produce extra power, while in a fuel-injected model they serve to remap the fuel injection and timing to produce more power than a stock unit.

    Power Up Your 4x4

  • I've had vehicles, both fuel injected and carbureted, that have run out of gas and the all started easily once I put fuel in the tank.

    Will Letting the Gas Tank

  • While Nascar employs carbureted engines in stock cars that mostly navigate only left turns, F1's ultralight cars can go from 0 to 60 miles an hour in two seconds and generate five g's in the winding curves.

    Speed Secrets of a Racing Prodigy

  • That is to be expected on a stock, carbureted engine in 2005 displacing only 599ccs.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

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