Definition of combust
Examples of combust in a Sentence
anthracite, which is naturally hard, combusts more cleanly than bituminous coal
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John Pendray (left ) is a graduate student in MIT’s Technology and Policy program who has studied the economics of burning corn rather than expending the energy to convert it to ethanol… so that the ethanol will ultimately get internally combusted.
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