Vapor lock

Vapor lock,

Definition of Vapor lock:

  1. An interruption in the flow of a liquid through a fuel line or other pipe as a result of vaporization of the liquid.

  2. Situation in which a liquid in a pipeline or tubeline gets trapped in the line because of vapor formation and cannot flow.

How to use Vapor lock in a sentence?

  1. In-tank pumps run cooler and reduce the potential for vapor lock.

Meaning of Vapor lock & Vapor lock Definition