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 combustion combustion

noun

  • ( ) a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light  ( burning, combustion )
    a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  • the act of burning something  ( burning, combustion )
    the act of burning something
     the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
    the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
  • a state of violent disturbance and excitement  ( combustion )
    a state of violent disturbance and excitement
     combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable
    combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable


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