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A Carburetor (sometimes spelled carburator, carburettor, carburetter, or shortened to just "carb") is an intake component that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine.

In the 1970s and 1980s, the carburated system design started getting phased out by fuel injection, starting with throttle body injection, multi-port fuel injection, then by sequential fuel injection.