Definition Of combust
consume by fire.
Researchers are trying to eliminate the flame, replacing it with a catalyst that combusts methane at lower temperature, emitting less smog-producing nitrogen oxide pollution.
Example Of combust
After washing and drying, it was combusted to recover any carbon dioxide for the radiocarbon analysis.
All other rockets must carry a heavy load of oxygen to combust their fuel, but the scramjet extracts its own oxygen from the atmosphere and mixes it with liquid hydrogen on board to form fuel.
Bomb calorimeters measure the heat released from combusting the enclosed sample, leaving behind only ash.
But heading down the 18th, back in the lead he enjoyed at the start of play, he nearly combusted but managed to rescue a bogey after a less than perfect approach shot, over-long chip and over-hit putt.
But I do love a good fight: sources have reported that the two were vacationing on the exotic beach of St. Tropez and almost combusted with fury.