What does fuel injection mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fuel injection, fuel injection system(noun)

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


  1. fuel injection(Noun)

    the delivery, under pressure, of a metered amount of fuel, as a fine spray, into the intake airflow or combustion chambers of an internal combustion engine


  1. Fuel injection

    Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an internal combustion engine. It has become the primary fuel delivery system used in automotive engines, having replaced carburetors during the 1980s and 1990s. A variety of injection systems have existed since the earliest usage of the internal combustion engine. The primary difference between carburetors and fuel injection is that fuel injection atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle under high pressure, while a carburetor relies on suction created by intake air accelerated through a Venturi tube to draw the fuel into the airstream. Modern fuel injection systems are designed specifically for the type of fuel being used. Some systems are designed for multiple grades of fuel. Most fuel injection systems are for gasoline or diesel applications.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuel injection in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuel injection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Daniel Carder:

    It could be something very small, it can simply be a change in the fuel injection strategy. What might be realized is a penalty in fuel economy in order to get these systems more active, to lower the emissions levels.

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Translations for fuel injection

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  • ईंधन इंजेक्Hindi
  • iniezione di carburanteItalian
  • впрыск топливаRussian
  • ఇంధన ఇంజెక్షన్Telugu

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