Simple Definition of combustion
: the act of burning
: a chemical reaction that occurs when oxygen combines with other substances to produce heat and usually light
Examples of combustion
Combustion may occur at high temperatures.
This ratio of air to fuel results in better combustion.
First Known Use of combustion
Medical Definition of combustion
: a usually very rapid chemical process (as oxidation) that produces heat and usually light; also : a slower oxidation (as in the body)
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