any of various types of engines driven by energy produced by combustion.
noun 1. a tube of hard glass used especially in a furnace for burning a substance in a current of air or oxygen.
[kuh m-buhs-chuh n] /kəmˈbʌs tʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of burning. 2. Chemistry. 3. violent excitement; tumult. /kəmˈbʌstʃən/ noun 1. the process of burning 2. any process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to produce a significant rise in temperature and the emission of light 3. a chemical process in which two […]
[kuh m-buhs-ter] /kəmˈbʌs tər/ noun, Aeronautics. 1. the apparatus in a ramjet or other jet engine for initiating and sustaining , consisting of the igniter, fuel-injection system, , and flameholder. /kəmˈbʌstə/ noun 1. the combustion system of a jet engine or ramjet, comprising the combustion chamber, the fuel injection apparatus, and the igniter
business A computer show that is held twice yearly, once in the spring (in Atlanta) and once in autumn (in Las Vegas). Comdex is a major show during which new releases of software and hardware are made. Microsoft, for example, often annouces its products at Comdex. (1995-01-11) Communications and Data Processing Exhibition