• IPA: /ˈkɑːɹb(j)əˌɹeɪtɚ/

carburetor (plural carburetors)

  1. (US, Canada) A device in an internal combustion engine where fuel is vaporized and mixed with air prior to ignition.
  2. (slang, drugs) A water pipe or bong; a device or contrivance for mixing air with burning cannabis or cocaine. [from 1970s]
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