What is COMBUSTION?

The process of oxidation, attended with the liberation of heat and sometimes of light. It is loosely used as a synonym of inflammation. C., Spontaneous, that due to heat from chemic changes, such as the spontaneous ignition of oiled waste or shoddy in woolen mills, factories, etc. C., Spontaneous Human, the supposed burning of the body without the external application of heat.

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