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combustion

 [kom-bus´chun]
rapid oxidation with emission of heat.

com·bus·tion

(kom-bŭs'chŭn),
Burning, the rapid oxidation of any substance accompanied by the production of heat and light.
[L. comburo, pp. -bustus, to burn up]

combustion

/com·bus·tion/ (kom-bus´chun) rapid oxidation with emission of heat.

combustion

[kəmbus′chen]
the process of burning or oxidation, which may be accompanied by light and heat. Oxygen itself does not burn, but it supports combustion. The rate of combustion is influenced by both oxygen concentration and its partial pressure.

com·bus·tion

(kŏm-bŭs'chŭn)
Burning; rapid oxidation of any substance accompanied by the production of heat and light.
[L. comburo, pp. -bustus, to burn up]

combustion

rapid oxidation with emission of heat.
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Table 2 shows that large amount of CO was produced as excessive air was supplied, which resulted in incomplete combustion and unacceptable flue gas emission level.
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Black carbon is a key constituent of particulates or soot from incomplete combustion.
Black carbon is the result of the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and biomass, and is especially prevalent in India as a result of its rapid industrialisation--emissions of Indian black carbon increased by 51 per cent during 2000-2010.
Biomass gasification is the incomplete combustion of biomass resulting in the production of combustible gases.
Hiclone can reduce the carbon footprint by 60 per cent, as it reduces incomplete combustion and harmful emissions.
On the other hand, due to the reduction of full cylinder volume, the amount of air intake, in the suction stroke will decrease and lead to incomplete combustion of fuel and as a result CO, HC emission will increase.
At its inception, this method suffered from problems with incomplete combustion of samples causing imprecise, inaccurate results.

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