Definition of Combustion in English :

Define Combustion in English

Combustion meaning in English

Meaning of Combustion in English

Pronunciation of Combustion in English

Combustion pronunciation in English

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Combustion

see synonyms of combustion

Noun

1. burning, combustion

a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

2. combustion

a state of violent disturbance and excitement

Example Sentences:
'combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable'

3. burning, combustion

the act of burning something

Example Sentences:
'the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Combustion

see synonyms of combustion
noun
1. 
the process of burning
2. 
any process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to produce a significant rise in temperature and the emission of light
3. 
a chemical process in which two compounds, such as sodium and chlorine, react together to produce heat and light
4. 
a process in which a compound reacts slowly with oxygen to produce little heat and no light

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Combustion

see synonyms of combustion
noun
1. 
the act or process of burning
2. 
rapid oxidation accompanied by heat and, usually, light, as with magnesium
3. 
slow oxidation accompanied by relatively little heat and no light, as with a carbohydrate
4. 
violent excitement or agitation; tumult

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Combustion

see synonyms of combustion
n.
1. The process of burning.
2. A chemical change, especially oxidation, accompanied by the production of heat and light.
3. Violent anger or agitation: Combustion within the populace slowly built up to the point of revolution.

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