Meaning of COMBUSTION in English

COMBUSTION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

combustion chamber

internal combustion engine

spontaneous combustion

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

internal

The computer chip was a huge breakthrough, greater than the lightbulb, telephone, or internal combustion engine.

Nevertheless, the Foxton project was mysteriously improbable even if there had been no internal combustion on the way.

First and most radical, a new means of propulsion other than the internal combustion engine might be considered.

Secondly, new fuels for the internal combustion engine which do not involve the depletion of vital and limited energy resources.

A combination of mass production and the internal combustion engine was responsible for the Allied victory.

Both have been accelerated since the war by the widespread application of the internal combustion engine.

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

spontaneous

Indeed, the playing is quite riveting, creating a feeling of spontaneous combustion .

A few cases of spontaneous combustion .

Imagine the response of early humans to fire caused by volcanoes or spontaneous combustion .

■ NOUN

chamber

Another area of expertise is the repair of combustion chambers , used in both aviation and industrial gas turbines.

Those huge combustion chambers mean it's a challenge making the fuel burn efficiently.

engine

But even though it is still dark, I hear a combustion engine in the woods across the valley.

First and most radical, a new means of propulsion other than the internal combustion engine might be considered.

The computer chip was a huge breakthrough, greater than the lightbulb, telephone, or internal combustion engine .

Secondly, new fuels for the internal combustion engine which do not involve the depletion of vital and limited energy resources.

A combination of mass production and the internal combustion engine was responsible for the Allied victory.

Both have been accelerated since the war by the widespread application of the internal combustion engine .

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A few cases of spontaneous combustion .

An obvious and technically achievable alternative to fossil fuel combustion is nuclear fission.

His first was the development of submerged combustion , which enabled the most intractable liquids to be heated without expensive constructions.

On take-off, for example, it would result in excessively high combustion temperatures and detonation.

Prior to Lavoisier, the phlogiston theory was the standard theory of combustion .

The development of fluidized combustion systems has opened new doors towards small scale coal systems.

The internal combustion engine created a new mobility, for people and goods alike.

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