from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A volume or space within which a mingling of substances may occur; specifically, a vessel, stationary or revolving, in which the stone, cement, and sand which together form concrete for building purposes may be intimately compounded.
- n. The chamber, space, or passage in a gas-engine or other internal-combustion motor in which the fuel, in atomized or vaporized form, is intimately mixed with the air which is to support its combustion.
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