carburetor venturi


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  • venturi — That part of a tube, channel, pipe, etc., so tapered as to form a smaller or constricted area. A liquid, or a gas, moving through this constricted area will speed up and as it passes the narrowest point, a partial vacuum will be formed. The taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • venturi vacuum amplifier — (VVA) used with some EGR system so that carburetor venturi vacuum can control EGR valve operation; venturi vacuum is desirable because it is proportional to the airflow through the carburetor …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Carburetor heat — Carburetor, carburettor, carburator, carburettet heat (usually abbreviated to carb heat ) is a system used in automobile and piston powered light aircraft engines to prevent or clear carburetor icing. It consists of a moveable flap which draws… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • venturi (tube) — or venturi [ven toor′ē] n. 〚after G. B. Venturi (1746 1822), It physicist〛 a short tube with a constricted, throatlike passage that increases the velocity and lowers the pressure of a fluid conveyed through it: used to measure the flow of a fluid …   Universalium

  • venturi (tube) — or venturi [ven toor′ē] n. [after G. B. Venturi (1746 1822), It physicist] a short tube with a constricted, throatlike passage that increases the velocity and lowers the pressure of a fluid conveyed through it: used to measure the flow of a fluid …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • carburetor — Optionally spelled carburetter or carburettor. A device that vaporizes fuel and mixes it with air in proper quantities and proportions to suit the varying needs of the engine. A filter screens the air which is drawn into the carburetor. Here the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Venturi effect — The Venturi effect is the fluid pressure that results when an incompressible fluid flows through a constricted section of pipe. The Venturi effect may be derived from a combination of Bernoulli s principle and the equation of continuity. The… …   Wikipedia

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