or stratified-charge engine
an internal-combustion engine in which a small charge of a rich fuel mixture is ignited first and used to improve combustion of a larger charge of a lean fuel mixture.


Read Also:

  • Stratified epithelium

    stratified epithelium n. Epithelium made up of a series of layers, the cells of each varying in size and shape. Also called laminated epithelium.

  • Stratified-random-sample

    noun, Statistics. 1. a random sample of a population in which the population is first divided into distinct subpopulations, or strata, and random samples are then taken separately from each stratum.

  • Stratified sample

    noun 1. (statistics) a sample that is not drawn at random from the whole population, but separately from a number of disjoint strata of the population in order to ensure a more representative sample See also frame (sense 13)

  • Stratiform

    adjective 1. Geology. occurring as a bed or beds; arranged in strata. 2. Anatomy. noting arrangement in thin layers, as in bone. 3. Meteorology. (of a cloud) having predominantly horizontal development. adjective 1. (of rocks) occurring as or arranged in strata 2. (meteorol) resembling a stratus cloud

Disclaimer: Stratified-charge-engine definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.