precombustion

adjective
pre·​com·​bus·​tion | \ˌprē-kəm-ˈbəs-chən \
variants: or pre-combustion

Definition of precombustion 

: situated, occurring, or used before engine combustion or the combustion stage of a process precombustion fuel treatment a precombustion reaction — see also precombustion chamber, precombustion engine

First Known Use of precombustion

1923, in the meaning defined above

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