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The cavity in a carburettor containing a device which floats on the surface of the fuel and seals off the flow as the level rises.
- ‘The fuel level in the float chamber is regulated through the buoyancy of the float.’
- ‘I believe, but could well be wrong, that the level of fuel in the float chamber coincides with the top of the carburettor jet.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.