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  Definition of Combustion
  1. the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
  2. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  3. a state of violent disturbance and excitement; "combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable"
Similar Words: burning

 

Hyponyms: arson, incendiarism, fire-raising, ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation, incineration, deflagration, fire, flame, flaming, internal combustion

 

Derivational Morphology: burn, combust

 

 
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