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Definition of Combustion


  1. The state of burning.
  2. The combination of a combustible with a supporter of combustion, producing heat, and sometimes both light and heat.
  3. Violent agitation; confusion; tumult.

Combustion Quotations

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold H. Glasow

Globally the Greens have arisen like a spontaneous combustion, a reaction to the narrow-minded state-backed exploitation of resources and wealth for a few at the expense of the many.
Bob Brown

Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
Dick Morris

The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

There was a study done in the early 20th century of all the entrepreneurs who entered the automobile industry around the same time as Henry Ford; there were something like 500 automotive companies that got funded, had the internal combustion engine, had the technology, and had the vision. Sixty percent of them folded within a couple of years.
Eric Ries
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Combustion Translations

combustion in Dutch is verbranding
combustion in German is Verbrennung
combustion in Italian is ustione
combustion in Norwegian is forbrenning
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