Technology / Aviation / Carburetor: consists of a main air passage through which the engine draws its supply of air, a mechanism to control the quantity of fuel discharged in relation to the flow of air, and a means of regulating the quantity of fuel/air mixture delivered to the engine cylinders.


Technology / Motorcycle / Uncork: Free a motorcycle from a sealed or constrained state to unleash its power. In general use, it can simply mean to open up the throttle to obtain top speed. More specifically, it means to modify a stock MORE


Science / Geology / Jet: A variety of coal that is frequently cut and polished for jewelry or ornaments. MORE

Bell Mouth

Business / Machine Shop / Bell Mouth: The flaring or tapering of a machined hole, usually made at the entrance end because of misalignment or spring of the cutting tool. MORE

Fuel Injection

Technology / Motorcycle / Fuel Injection: A device that serves the same function as a carburetor, but uses computer-controlled jets to inject atomized fuel and air into the air stream going into the engine. (See EFI). MORE

Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Technology / Motorcycle / Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI): Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) is a fuel delivery mechanism that eliminates the need for a carburetor. A computerized control system accounts for elevation changes and delivers the necessary informat MORE

Fuel Pressure Gage

Technology / Aviation / Fuel Pressure Gage: a gage that indicates the pressure at which fuel is delivered to the carburetor. MORE