combustion chamber

combustion chamber
noun see combustor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • combustion chamber — n. 1. the chamber in a reciprocating engine between the cylinder head and the piston, in which combustion occurs 2. the chamber inside a jet, or rocket, engine in which fuel and air, or an oxidizer, are mixed and burned: see COMBUSTOR …   English World dictionary

  • Combustion chamber — Com*bus tion cham ber (Mech.) (a) A space over, or in front of, a boiler furnace where the gases from the fire become more thoroughly mixed and burnt. (b) The clearance space in the cylinder of an internal combustion engine where the charge is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Combustion chamber — A combustion chamber is the part of an engine in which fuel is burned. Contents 1 Internal combustion engine 1.1 Petrol or gasoline engine 1.2 Diesel engine 1.3 Gas …   Wikipedia

  • combustion chamber — The volume of the space in the cylinder above the piston with the piston at top dead center (TDC) in the compression stroke. The head of the piston, the cylinder walls, and the head form the chamber. Combustion of the fuel air mixture begins here …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • combustion chamber — i. The section of the gas turbine engine into which fuel is injected and burned. The combustion results in very high temperatures, which expands the air flowing through the combustion chamber and directs it onto the turbine at a uniform speed and …   Aviation dictionary

  • combustion chamber — noun : a chamber within which combustion occurs: as a. : the space in some boiler furnaces where the gases from the fire become more thoroughly mixed with air and burned b. : the clearance space in the cylinder of an internal combustion engine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • combustion chamber — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms combustion chamber : singular combustion chamber plural combustion chambers physics the part of an engine where the fuel is burned …   English dictionary

  • combustion chamber — degimo kamera statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Kamera dujoms ar degalams deginti. Degimas vyksta periodiškai (stūmokliniuose vidaus degimo varikliuose) arba nuolatos (dujų turbinose). atitikmenys: angl. combustion chamber vok. Brennraum, f …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • combustion chamber — chamber within an engine in which ignition of fuel takes place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • combustion chamber — Mach. a chamber, as in an engine or boiler, where combustion occurs. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • combustion chamber — com bustion .chamber n the enclosed space, for example in an engine, in which combustion happens …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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