One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A compound formed by the chemical combination of carbon with another element.
with object To combine or impregnate (a substance) with carbon or its compounds; especially to enrich (a fuel or fuel–air mixture) with hydrocarbons.
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.
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