Definition of carburet in English:

carburet

noun

Chemistry
historical
  • A compound formed by the chemical combination of carbon with another element.

verb

Chemistry
  • with object To combine or impregnate (a substance) with carbon or its compounds; especially to enrich (a fuel or fuel–air mixture) with hydrocarbons.

Origin

Late 18th century. From carb- + -uret. Compare slightly later carbure and its French etymon<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From carburet.