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vapor lock meaning and definition

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Definition of vapor lock (noun)

  1. a stoppage in a pipeline caused by gas bubbles (especially a stoppage that develops in hot weather in an internal-combustion engine when fuel in the gas line boils and forms bubbles that block the flow of gasoline to the carburetor)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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