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 for carburetted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carbureted \Car"bu*ret`ed\, a.
     1. (Chem.) Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet
        or carbide.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon
        compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its
        illuminating power. [Written also carburetted.]
        [1913 Webster]
     Carbureted hydrogen gas, any one of several gaseous
        compounds of carbon and hydrogen, some of with make up
        illuminating gas.
     Light+carbureted+hydrogen,+methane+({CH4">Light carbureted hydrogen, methane ({CH4), also called
        marsh gas, and fire damp.
        [1913 Webster +PJC] Carburetor

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carburet \Car"bu*ret\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carbureted or
     Carburetted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Carbureting or
     To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing
     through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or
     [1913 Webster]
           By carbureting the gas you may use poorer coal.
     [1913 Webster]

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