combustion

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motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine auto , automobile , car , machine , motorcar
loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine backfire
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292) Bacon , Roger Bacon
furnace with combustion intensified by air blast blast furnace
furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide ores; combustion is intensified by a blast of air blast furnace
strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion bomb , bomb calorimeter
poisonous oily liquid with a garlicky odor composed of 2 cacodyl groups; undergoes spontaneous combustion in dry air cacodyl , tetramethyldiarsine
odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon carbon monoxide , carbon monoxide gas , CO
German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900) Daimler , Gottlieb Daimler
combustion that propagates through a gas or along the surface of an explosive at a rapid rate driven by the transfer of heat deflagration
internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil diesel , diesel engine , diesel motor
rotary engine that is a four-stroke internal-combustion engine without reciprocating parts epitrochoidal engine , Wankel engine , Wankel rotary engine
combustion or burning fire
process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke fire , flame , flaming
failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion flame-out
mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings force-feed lubricating system , force feed , lubricating system , pressure-feed lubricating system , pressure feed
internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke four-stroke engine , four-stroke internal-combustion engine
mechanical system to inject atomized fuel directly into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine; avoids the need for a carburetor fuel injection , fuel injection system
engine without carburetors, internal-combustion fuel-injection engine
internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor gas engine
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