carburetor throat


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  • Carburetor icing — Carburetor (or carburettor) icing is an icing condition which can affect any carburetor under certain atmospheric conditions. While it applies to all carburetors, it is of particular concern in association with piston powered aircraft,… …   Wikipedia

  • Carburetor — Bendix Technico (Stromberg) 1 barrel downdraft carburetor model BXUV 3, with nomenclature A carburetor (American spelling), carburettor, or carburetter (Commonwealth spelling) is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine …   Wikipedia

  • throat — See actual throat carburetor throat and venturi …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • SU carburetor — SU carburettors (named for Skinners Union, the company that produced them) were a brand of carburettor usually of the sidedraught type but downdraught variants were used on some pre war cars. They were widely used in British (Austin, Morris,… …   Wikipedia

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  • gasoline engine — Most widely used form of internal combustion engine, found in most automobiles and many other vehicles. Gasoline engines vary significantly in size, weight per unit of power generated, and arrangement of components. The principal type is the… …   Universalium

  • Choke valve — A Choke valve is a type of valve designed to create choked flow in a fluid. Over a wide range of valve settings the flow through the valve can be understood by ignoring the viscosity of the fluid passing through the valve; the rate of flow is… …   Wikipedia

  • throttle — throttler, n. /throt l/, n., v., throttled, throttling. n. 1. Also called throttle lever. a lever, pedal, handle, etc., for controlling or manipulating a throttle valve. 2. See throttle valve. 3. the throat, gullet, or windpipe, as of a horse. 4 …   Universalium

  • venturi tube — /ven toor ee/ a device for measuring the flow of a fluid, consisting of a tube with a short, narrow center section and widened, tapered ends, so that a fluid flowing through the center section at a higher velocity than through an end section… …   Universalium

  • venturi — ven·tu·ri (vĕn to͝orʹē) n. pl. ven·tu·ris 1. A short tube with a constricted throat used to determine fluid pressures and velocities by measurement of differential pressures generated at the throat as a fluid traverses the tube. 2. A constricted… …   Universalium

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