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lean mixture [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Combustion and Fuels (Fireplaces)
  • Burners and Steamfitting
  • Fueling Systems (Motor Vehicles)
DEF

An air-fuel mixture in which an excess of air is supplied in proportion to the amount of fuel.

OBS

After the engine is running and has warmed up, the fuel system "leans out" the mixture (makes it less rich) to about 15 pounds (6.80 kg) of air to 1 pound (0.45 kg) of gasoline.

OBS

lean mixture: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Combustion et combustibles (Foyers)
  • Fumisterie et brûleurs
  • Alimentation (Véhicules automobiles)
CONT

Un dosage correct s'enflamme à 380 degrés Celsius alors qu'un excès d'air (mélanges pauvres) élève ce chiffre vers 500 degrés Celsius et qu'au-dessus d'une certaine richesse, comme pour un mélange trop pauvre, l'inflammation est impossible.

OBS

mélange pauvre : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Combustión y combustibles (Hogares o chimeneas)
  • Artículos de fumistería y quemadores
  • Alimentación de combustible (Vehículos automotores)
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