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combustion

Pronunciation: /kəmˈbʌstʃən/

Translation of combustion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • combustión (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) combustion engine motor (masculine) de combustión
    Example sentences
    • Although greenhouse gases come from many sources, fossil fuel combustion is the prime human-induced source.
    • Twenty-five percent of total worldwide emissions come from fossil fuel combustion.
    • More traditionally, wood gas has been used to drive internal combustion piston engines.

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