Car"bu*ret`ed (?), a.

1. Chem.

Combined with carbon in the manner of a carburet or carbide.


Saturated or impregnated with some volatile carbon compound; as, water gas is carbureted to increase its illuminating power.

[Written also carburetted.]

Carbureted hydrogen gas, any one of several gaseous compounds of carbon and hydrogen, some of with make up illuminating gas. -- Light carbureted hydrogen, marsh gas, CH4; fire damp<--; methane-->.


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