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Combustion

Com`bus´tion
n.1.The state of burning.
2.(Chem.) The combination of a combustible with a supporter of combustion, producing heat, and sometimes both light and heat.
Supporter of combustion
(Chem.) a gas, as oxygen, the combination of which with a combustible, as coal, constitutes combustion.
3.Violent agitation; confusion; tumult.
But say from whence this new combustion springs.
- Dryden.
Noun1.combustion - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
Synonyms: burning
2.combustion - a state of violent disturbance and excitement; "combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable"
3.Combustioncombustion - the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
Synonyms: burning
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