Definitions

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See carbureted.

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Examples

  • Nevertheless, the facts relating to this so-called carburetted acetylene are in no way traversed by its failure to establish itself as an active competitor with simple acetylene for heating purposes, and since it is conceivable that the advantages which from the theoretical standpoint the carburetted gas undoubtedly possesses in certain directions may ultimately lead to its practical utilisation for special purposes, it has been deemed expedient to continue to give in this work an account of the principles underlying the production and application of carburetted acetylene.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • Conversely, a combustible gas, such as acetylene, may be safely "carburetted" by these hydrocarbons in a properly constructed apparatus set up outside the dwelling-house, as explained in

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • More modern cars generally take a lot less maintenance than the old carburetted or early fuel injection cars, but God help your bank account if you have to repair or replace anything.

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  • And the environmental rationale for adding oxygenates to fuel significantly better combustion characteristics had pretty much disappeared by the time those mandates were implemented… high-tech fuel metering systems in new, fuel-injected cars were well on their way to replacing the older carburetted systems that benefited most from the oxygenate additions.

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  • The crevices had undergone no alteration; the carburetted hydrogen still filtered through, though in a small stream, which was no doubt because it had had a free passage since the day before.

    The Underground City

  • In fact, carburetted hydrogen is not completely scentless, and the engineer, whose sense of smell was very keen, was astonished that it had not revealed the presence of the explosive gas.

    The Underground City

  • Fire-damp, marsh-gas, or carburetted hydrogen, is colorless, almost scentless; it burns with a blue flame, and makes respiration impossible.

    The Underground City

  • The flame of the lamp, burning straight and clear, revealed no trace of the carburetted hydrogen.

    The Underground City

  • At the same moment the slight smell peculiar to carburetted hydrogen was perceptibly diffused through the atmosphere.

    The Underground City

  • In the mine, now empty of coal, escapes of light carburetted hydrogen could not occur.

    The Underground City

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