combustive
adjective see combustion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • combustive — /kəmˈbʌstɪv/ (say kuhm bustiv) adjective 1. of or relating to combustion. 2. characterised by combustion: combustive technologies …   Australian English dictionary

  • combustive — See combustion. * * * …   Universalium

  • combustive — adjective Of, pertaining to, caused by, or partaking in combustion …   Wiktionary

  • combustive — adj. flammable, ignitable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • combustive — com·bus·tive …   English syllables

  • combustive — adjective supporting combustion • Syn: ↑comburent, ↑comburant • Similar to: ↑combustible • Derivationally related forms: ↑combust …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-combustive — /nɒn kəmˈbʌstɪv/ (say non kuhm bustiv) adjective not combustive …   Australian English dictionary

  • combustion — combustive, adj. /keuhm bus cheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of burning. 2. Chem. a. rapid oxidation accompanied by heat and, usually, light. b. chemical combination attended by production of heat and light. c. slow oxidation not accompanied by… …   Universalium

  • comburant — adjective supporting combustion • Syn: ↑comburent, ↑combustive • Similar to: ↑combustible • Derivationally related forms: ↑combust (for: ↑combustive) …   Useful english dictionary

  • comburent — adjective supporting combustion • Syn: ↑comburant, ↑combustive • Similar to: ↑combustible • Derivationally related forms: ↑combust (for: ↑combustive) …   Useful english dictionary

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