fuel injection system

fuel injection system
mechanical system to inject atomized fuel directly into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine; avoids the need for a carburetor
Syn: ↑fuel injection
Hypernyms: ↑mechanical system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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