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combustion US English

The process of burning something

combustion US Thesaurus

the combustion of fossil fuels

combustion chamber US English

An enclosed space in which combustion takes place, especially in an engine or furnace

spontaneous combustion US English

The ignition of organic matter (e.g., hay or coal) without apparent cause, typically through heat generated internally by rapid oxidation

internal combustion engine US English

An engine that generates motive power by the burning of gasoline, oil, or other fuel with air inside the engine, the hot gases produced being used to drive a piston or do other work as they expand