from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pocket of vaporized gasoline in the fuel line of an internal-combustion engine that obstructs the normal flow of fuel.
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- n. a stoppage in a pipeline caused by gas bubbles (especially a stoppage that develops in hot weather in an internal-combustion engine when fuel in the gas line boils and forms bubbles that block the flow of gasoline to the carburetor)
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