Complete Definition of "combustion"

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English
Etymology
From OF. #French|combustion.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act or process of burning.
  2. A process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen, usually at high temperature, releasing heat.
  3. A similar process where two chemicals are combined to produce heat.

Synonyms
act or process of burning
incineration
cremation

Derived terms
spontaneous combustion

Translations
trans-top|the act or process of burning
Czech: spalování n
Danish: forbrænding c
Finnish: palaminen, polttaminen, poltto
trans-mid
German: Verbrennung f
Greek: t|el|καÏÏη|f|trkáfsi|scGrek, t|el|ανάÏλεξη|f|tranáfleksi|scGrek
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trans-top|process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen
Danish: forbrænding c
Finnish: palaminen, polttaminen
trans-mid
German: Verbrennung f
Greek: t|el|καÏÏη|f|trkáfsi|scGrek
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trans-top|similar process where two chemicals are combined
Danish: forbrænding c
Finnish: palaminen
trans-mid
German: Verbrennung f
Greek: t|el|καÏÏη|f|trkáfsi|scGrek
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ttbc|Catalan: combustió f
ttbc|Dutch: verbranding f (1, 2)
ttbc|French: #French|combustion
ttbc|Italian: combustione f (1,2,3)
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ttbc|Portuguese: combustão m (1, 2)
ttbc|Spanish: combustión f
ttbc|Swedish: förbränning
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French
Etymology
From L. combustionem (nominative of combustio), from comburere "to burn" (com- + *burere).

Noun
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