Definition of Combustion. Meaning of Combustion. Synonyms of Combustion
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Definition of Combustion
CombustionCombustion Com*bus"tion (?; 106), n. [L. combustio: cf. F.
1. The state of burning.
2. (Chem.) The combination of a combustible with a supporter
of combustion, producing heat, and sometimes both light
Combustion results in common cases from the mutual
chemical action and reaction of the combustible and
the oxygen of the atmosphere, whereby a new compound
is formed. --Ure.
Supporter of combustion (Chem.), a gas, as oxygen, the
combination of which with a combustible, as coal,
3. Violent agitation; confusion; tumult. [Obs.]
There [were] great combustions and divisions among
the heads of the university. --Mede.
But say from whence this new combustion springs.
Meaning of Combustion from wikipedia
, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between
a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric
- internal combustion engine
(ICE or IC engine) is a heat engine
of a fuel occurs
with an oxidizer
(usually air) in a combustion
- Spontaneous human combustion
(SHC) is the pseudoscientific concept
of the spontaneous combustion
of a living
- the combustion
of a specified amount
of it. The calorific value
is the total energy released
as heat when a substance undergoes complete combustion
- gaseous combustion products
in the combustion
them to expand
a piston, which turns
a crankshaft. Unlike internal combustion
- The diesel
engine, named after Rudolf
Diesel, is an internal combustion engine
in which ignition
of the fuel is caused
by the elevated temperature
- internal combustion engine vehicle
(HICEV) is a type of hydrogen vehicle using
an internal combustion
engine. Hydrogen internal combustion engine
- A combustion engine
is an engine which generates mechanical power
of a fuel. Combustion engines
are of two general
- A scramjet
ramjet) is a variant
of a ramjet airbreathing
in which combustion takes place
airflow. As in...
- spark ignition internal combustion
(also knock, detonation, spark
or pinking) occurs
of some of the air/fuel...
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