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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