Examples of combust in a Sentence
anthracite, which is naturally hard, combusts more cleanly than bituminous coal
Recent Examples of combust from the Web
When Lewis, all need and splayed legs and ear-splitting childlike lament, took the stage with Martin in Atlantic City, N.J., in 1946, at Skinny D’Amato’s 500 Cafe, a show business phenomenon combusted — for 10 years.
The new phone's predecessor, the Galaxy Note 7, was notorious for its battery problems that sometimes caused the phone to overheat or combust, leading to its global recall in September.
Today's events seem to swing, sputter and combust like some newly forming invention in a science lab.
Entergy has determined the 226-megawatt combusting turbine will use 90 percent less water than the two 1960s era Michoud units decommissioned last year, Rice said.
Lee's and Helen's—that eventually dovetailed, intertwined, and then combusted in horrific fashion.
Tasked with extinguishing the blaze, Fields combusted.
European transportation guidelines have generally suggested carrying on laptops and other electronic devices with lithium batteries, which can combust during flights if packed together tightly.
Lithium batteries in electronics that were stored in a flight cabin's overhead bin have combusted in the past.
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Synonymsblaze, burn, flame, glow
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