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combustion com·bus·tion (kəm-bŭs'chən)
The process of burning.
A chemical change, especially oxidation, accompanied by the production of heat and light.
rapid chemical reaction between substances that is usually accompanied by generation of heat and light in the form of flame. In most cases, oxygen comprises one of the reactants. Other physical phenomena that sometimes occur during combustion reactions are explosion and detonation.