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com•bus•tion



Pronunciation: (kum-bus'chun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/combustion.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. the act or process of burning.
2. Chem.
a. rapid oxidation accompanied by heat and, usually, light.
b. chemical combination attended by production of heat and light.
c. slow oxidation not accompanied by high temperature and light.
3. violent excitement; tumult.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/combustion.html on line 132 combustion (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/combustion.html on line 134 combustion (Encyclopedia)

 

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