“With each stroke of his crankshaft, my carburettor purred.”
“You poured kerosene inside your carburettor instead of water”
“Because the car lacked a fuel pump, the fuel tank was placed high up in the engine compartment so that fuel could be fed to the carburettor by gravity; a trade-off of this design is an increased fire risk in front-end accidents.”
“He also claimed to have invented the spark plug, monoblock engine and the carburettor.”
“A fuel injected engine is a lot more efficient – and pollutes much less – than one with a carburettor.”
“The prototype includes a Honda GK 100 77cc, 2hp air-cooled engine, asymmetric CVT transmission system, tubular A1 6063 T6 chassis, 16 Inch recumbent wheels, twin-tie road steering system, variable jet carburettor and simple caliper cycle brakes.”
“Butler was well known in automobile history for his advanced thinking - he invented the float feed, variable choke and spray carburettor and a time when others were using surface vaporisation Butler's Patent Nos 15589/87, and 9203/89.”
“Husband: You don't even know what a carburettor is.”
“The carburettor responds well to being shouted at.”
“It is this deep river of quick minded citizens, that has seen them walk away with, eleven science Nobel awards, not to mention a surfeit of inventions, from the carburettor, helicopter, television, binary code, jet propulsion and even the contact lens, to name a few.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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