Boeing claims to have eliminated the risk of combustion, but not ignition.
If combustion occurs within a battery, says Boeing, it would be snuffed out in a microsecond for lack of oxygen.
It was “vaporized electrolyte which looks like smoke but is not the result of combustion.”
Starting a fire requires two things: Ignition and combustion.
Before that combustion of hazy ideas called comprehension can take place, air must be admitted between the emotions.
The combustion with CrO3 is then proceeded with in the ordinary way.
Another cause of fire which may come under this head is the use of pipes for conveying away the products of combustion.
The chemical action of the sun's rays is detrimental to combustion.
The products of combustion are led outside through a flattened chimney, t, resting at o on the center of the reflector.
The sun is not burning, and combustion is not the source of its heat.
early 15c., from Old French combustion (13c.), from Latin combustionem (nominative combustio) "a burning," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin comburere "to burn up, consume," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + *burere, faulty separation of amburere "to burn around," actually ambi-urere, from urere "to burn, singe," from PIE root *eus- "to burn" (see ember).
combustion com·bus·tion (kəm-bŭs'chən)
The process of burning.
A chemical change, especially oxidation, accompanied by the production of heat and light.