Definition of carburettor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carburettor

 noun
(British English)(North American English carburetor)noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɑːbəˈretə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrbəreɪtər//
 
Parts of a car
 
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the part of an engine, for example in a car, where petrol/gas and air are mixed together See related entries: Parts of a car Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from archaic carburet ‘combine or charge with a hydrocarbon’ + -or.